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Bow Wow Wow

Jon Savage, Face, The, October 1980

Pop, that disposable distraction, is mostly about transience: it’s the order of the perpetual child, the moment! Not that those last long these days. Most people forget the dynamics of what began, industrially, as excess trash. A blinga a blanga / A bippety bop / I’m going down to the record shop — yeah!

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