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Jimmy Somerville: The Age of Dissent

Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 25 May 1985

In his first major interview since quitting pop stardom with Bronski Beat, Jimmy Somerville talks candidly to Paolo Hewitt about the political dilemmas success brings, gay rights and his arrest for gross indecency. Excited by the prospect of a new career, he discusses his new music and how he will welcome stardom again — but only on his own terms.

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