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Suicide: Trash, London/David Bowie: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Simon Price, Independent on Sunday, October 2002

ALAN VEGA WEARS a beret, like Saddam Hussein, Frank Spencer, and the French. He wears sunglasses on a rope, like Dame Edna. He wears leather gloves on a clenched fist, like Smith and Carlos at the Mexico Olympics.

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