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Kevin Coyne: Moody Blues

Nick Hasted, The Independent, April 2001

KEVIN COYNE has been balancing on the border of sanity for more than 30 years now. Adolescent jobs as a psychiatric nurse, arts therapist and drug counsellor, and his own terrifying experience of mental breakdown later on, have fed into torrents of albums — 1973's Marjory Razorblade the classic — that try to dignify and sympathise with extreme mental states.

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