Music video by The Jam performing Absolute Beginners. (C) 1981 Polydor Ltd. (UK)
"Absolute Beginners" was a single released by The Jam on 24 October 1981. Although it did not appear on any of the band's studio albums, it reached number 4 in the UK Singles chart. The song was named after the Colin MacInnes novel of the same name.
This book was one of songwriter Paul Weller's favourites, being chosen by him when he appeared on Desert Island Discs.
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