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Michael Hutchence, 1960-1997: Death Of A Rock Star

Lucy O'Brien, Q, February 1998

Living life at supersonic speed, broken by the battle between his fiancée and her ex-husband, scarred by childhood neglect and propelled by his urge for the ultimate sex kick, Michael Hutchence was a vulnerable Dr Jekyll at war with his rock star Mr Hyde. Lucy O'Brien surveys a turbulent life and wonders why it had to end.

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