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The B-52s: When Your World Falls Apart…

Mat Snow, Q, July 1990

Fate dealt a sobering blow to the plastic-shoed party terrorists from Athens, Georgia: their principal songwriter died when they were on the verge of worldwide success. But the B-52's returned with their biggest-selling album to date, and with a new-found concern about the welfare of our planet. And they blame it all on "a psychic". Knock twice if you're there, Mat Snow.

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