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4Ever Songs: Madness ‘Night Boat to Cairo’

Night Boat to Cairo is a track by UK ska / pop group  Madness  from their 1979 debut album One Step Beyond. Mike Barson and Suggs wrote the song and it was also included on  Work, Rest and Play’s EP peaking at number 6 on the UK Singles Chart. It was later reissued as a single in 1993, after the success of the reissued version of It Must Be Love,