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Andrew Purcell, Independent, The, 12 April 2006

THERE ARE GHOSTS at the Apollo. Bobby Byrd holds his master's cape, the amateur night regulars bawl, shimmy and shake, and Fats Gonder asks "are you ready for Star Time?" But the hardest working man in showbusiness doesn't hear him. Damon Albarn is listening to the voice in his head. It is the voice of a man who has witnessed the apocalypse. It's the voice of Dennis Hopper, and he can't remember his lines.

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