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Primal Scream: 'Star'

Angus Batey, Vox, June 1997

The song
THE SECOND single to be taked from Primal Scream's forthcoming Vanishing Point LP, 'Star' finds Bobby Gillespie drawing on his personal vocabulary of revolutionary socialism to sing the praises of those he feels are "stars" because they've fought battles for equality and justice. Inspired not just by news events but by the example of Gillespie's trade unionist father, 'Star' speaks about the way that individual people can help to make massive changes.

Total word count of piece: 1545


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