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Patti Smith: 'Even As A Child, I Felt Like An Alien'

Simon Reynolds, Observer Music Monthly, 22 May 2005

PATTI SMITH today looks as striking as the 28-year-old instant icon who defiantly out-stared the viewer from the cover of Horses. With her strong nose and thin, rangy frame, she's still androgynous, but her appearance, 30 years on, now has something of a 'ragged glory' aura.

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