'New Year's Day' is the soundtrack to a new TV spot from The European Commission, celebrating the 20th anniversary of free elections in Poland this year.
The video takes place on the birthday of a Polish girl Marta who was born on the 4th of June 1989 - the date of the first elections in Poland after the fall of Communism. It documents key events and people in the recent history of Poland: the Solidarnosc movement with its leader Lech Walesa, Polish Round Table Talks, integration with NATO and the EU.
New Year's Day, the band's debut UK ten hit back in 1983, was inspired by Solidarnosc. You can find it on War.
Thanks to EUtube. (You can now only view this clip in certain countries.)
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