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Psychedelic Furs look back — but not at peace and love

Jim Farber, Rolling Stone, 13 November 1980

NEW YORK CITY — "Can you believe this thing?" asks Richard Butler, lead singer of the Psychedelic Furs, blushing as he brandishes an eight-year-old passport photo. The picture portrays Butler, then nineteen, in vintage hippie attire — long hair, love beads, the whole bit. "Back then," he admits, "I was totally into peace and love."

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