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A Frantic Mott Struggles To Stay On Top

Michael Gross, Circus, June 1974

Along with their mushrooming fame came high expectations from a hungry public, and suddenly they were competing against themselves as they face the task of topping the superb Mott. Will The Hoople turn their flirtation with stardom into a love affair or will it have a tragic ending?

Total word count of piece: 1976