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Chrissie Hynde: "I Want To Die For Something…"

Tom Hibbert, Q, June 1990

CHRISSIE HYNDE tosses her big black cowboy hat on to the hotel sofa, glances around at the foyer's dainty decor with an air of sniffy disapproval and, in a snarling tone that's only half jocular, says, "You're not going to make some smart comment about my cowboy boots, are you?" Said boots are suede – ie fashioned from beasts. "You can say what you like about my music. You can take the piss out of my music...but no one takes the piss out of my causes."

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