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R.E.M: Life's Rich Pageant

Edwin Pouncey, Sounds, 16 August 1986

NOW WHERE did this panther spring from? Seems like only a minute ago I was hacking my way through a jungle of ugly pop fever when suddenly, this animal's on my back, slashing and tearing, panting hot on the back of my neck. For one glorious moment, passion is back in fashion, and being torn apart never felt so good.

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