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ZTT: Who Bridges the Gap Between the Record Executive and The Genius? Me

Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 18 February 1984

PAUL MORLEY, the man who took FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD to Number One, takes a long day's journey into night where he wonders whether he has done the right thing. Is it possible to immerse your soul into the grinning maw of the music industry without being swallowed whole? Can an industry in which suffocating mediocrity reigns support life? Is it possible to play the system against itself and come out winning? Yes and no.

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