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Spook Shopping The Terence Trent D'Arby Way

William Shaw, Smash Hits, 21 October 1987

What do pop stars do when they're suddenly quite rich? If they're called Terence Trent D'Arby they buy lots of compact discs, loads of books on art and pay a man called Ernie to tell them that the way to happiness is to say "pink, pink and pink" every few minutes. William Shaw holds the shopping bags and looks completely bamboozled.

A Smash Hits 'Spend! Spend! Spend!' Special

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