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Frankie Goes to Hollywood: The Final Chapter?

Lloyd Bradley, Q, April 1988

ON WEDNESDAY 10 February, the usual knot of press photographers and television camera crews on permanent point duty outside the Law Courts in The Strand had swelled to a small army. Just after 4pm their patience was rewarded; in a flurry of anoraks and aluminium camera cases they surged forward to intercept a satisfied-looking figure in an excruciatingly fashionable high-buttoning green suit as he made his way to a taxi hailed by an aide. William "Holly" Johnson, ex-vocalist with Frankie Goes To Hollywood, informed the thrusting battery of microphones it was "a great day for recording artists everywhere".

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