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The One Featuring Peter Perrett: London, Camden Underworld

Ian Fortnam, New Musical Express, May 1994

ELEGANTLY WASTED, stylishly dissipated.... it is far too easy to wrap the debilitating effects of heroin addiction in the prosaic flippancy of 1970s rock journalese. It makes good copy - witness Primal Scream - it appeals to the ghoulish baser instincts of the readership, and it compounds the myth that lying in a pool of your own vomit, with collapsed veins and gangrene is in some way glamorous.

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