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The latest song-place added is Snowed Under - Keane | Place: Battle, East Sussex, United KingdomThe band Keane hails from a small village in the south of England called Battle. It’s a strange name for a village until you learn a bit about its history. It was named after a famous fight that took place in the 11th century between the Normans under William the Conqueror and the Anglo-Saxons under the English King Harold, called the Battle of Hastings. The fight has made its way into the history books thanks to what is colloquially known as the first ever comic strip; the Bayeux Tapestry is... [read more]

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