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Erasure: Gdansk for the Memories

David Quantick, Vox, November 1991

East-West relations continue to thaw, and what better cultural emissaries to Poland than Erasure's sparky popsters Andy Bell and Vince Clarke? On a recent jaunt to the home of good vodka these high-camp diplomats played to packed forests, were refused entry to nightclubs and found out about the gay son of Lech Walesa.

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