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Beauty and the Beats: Texas meet the Wu-Tang Clan downtown

Steven Daly, Face, The, December 1997

It's the pop story of '97, the most unlikely end to a weird year: Texas collaborating with the Wu-Tang Clan. First, a Scottish rock band on the verge of slip-sliding away into tasteful obscurity were reborn via a slew of hit singles and a glut of stylish imagery. Now, in New York, their Brit-cool meets hip hop in a mutually beneficial deal. For everyone concerned, it's all they need to get on...

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