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Kate: Enigma Variations

Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, November 1978

2002 Prologue: KATE IS famous now. WELL famous, right across Europe and to celebrate that, EMI are launching Lionheart, the second album, in a castle just outside Amsterdam... and they invite me. It is a classic rock party, and the vision of Kate’s dad wandering around later with a Peter Tosh "Bush Doctor" badge makes my day. We have a private flight – family et moi – to take the next morning because Kate has been voted MM New Artist of 1978. Our interview is conducted amid Lionheart celebrations and flight to London.

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