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The Subway Sect: War Poet of The Modern World

Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 9 December 1978

Old conceptions justified
Tradition stays in tune
You make guitars talk information
That tells you what to do
The lines that hit me
Again and again
Afraid to take a stroll
Off the course of 20 years
Out of Rock'n'Roll
We've just been waiting
For it to fall
We oppose all rock'n'roll
It's held you for so long
You can't refuse
It's too much to lose

– 'A Different Story', Vic Godard

Total word count of piece: 3301


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