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Haig/Mackenzie: Memory Palace

Paul Lester, Uncut, December 1999

ON THE NIGHT of Wednesday, January 22, 1997, Billy MacKenzie, outrageously gifted vocalist with the Associates and writer of some of the most extraordinary music of the last decade – or any decade – was found dead by his father, having taken a fatal combination of Paracetemol (a whole bottle) and the anti-depressant, Amitriptyline.

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