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Rough Trade Records: Life After Debt?

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, August 1991

On May 31, Rough Trade was pronounced dead. Thus ended a 15-year indie dynasty run by "brown ricers" — with a £40 million turnover. But with plans afoot to exhume the label, could it be that reports of its death have been exaggerated?

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