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Heroin: The Secret Drug Of The'90s

Tom Doyle, Q, December 1999

It offed grunge. It killed Britpop. It claimed actual human lives. Heroin began the '90s as a retro drug with insalubrious associations. It ended the decade having stamped its languid glamour on music on both sides of the Atlantic. "It crept back in really sneakily," learns Tom Doyle.

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