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Sparklehorse: King Of The Wild Frontier

Stuart Maconie, Q, Summer 2001

He lives on a 400-acre farm, comes from a family of coal miners and drives 15 miles to buy cigarettes. So why is Sparklehorse's Mark Linkous such a revered figure? ponders Stuart Maconie. And why is David Gilmour his biggest fan? "Heck," he shrugs, "I'm just a redneck who likes to read books."

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