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The New Adventures of Malcolm McLaren

Neil Tennant, Smash Hits, 6 January 1983

A MAN IN HIS thirties with a shrill voice and a big, daft hat is telling me how pop music can regain its lost purpose. He uses embarrassing terms like "rock'n'roll" and "magic"; his conversation skips from the villages of Zululand to the streets of Tooting. His name is Malcolm McLaren.

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