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Suzanne Vega: A Darker Shade Of Pale

Bill Prince, New Musical Express, 17 May 1986

WHO ARE the Dark People? We're told with typically elliptical detatchment by The Face that they're young Italian fatalists, spotted at parties in Turin and Rimini dressed all in black to snub the pale hues of the well-to-do, the 'Benetton Brigade' whose designer values and virulent strain of ultra capitalism is set to infect the whole world.

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