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Excess: Sex, Drugs and the Vanity of the Psychedelic Furs

Fiona Russell Powell, i-D, April 1987

Disowning the past, re-writing the course of furry rock and roll history is Richard Butler's forte. All his psychedelic back-press seems to be about the meaning of lyrics, lots of semi pseudo philosophical statements pertaining to whatever project The Furs were involved with at the time, and much talk and self-conscious anarchistic ramblings about the state of the nation. Odd? Or not?

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