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Garbage: Litter from America!

Steven Wells, Vox, April 1996

SAN FRANCISCO: Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas is being projected onto the fire curtain while the stage is being prepared for Garbage. The soundless gonky-goth imagery – all spindly spider fingers, twisted pipe-cleaner limbs and mock-grotesque grinning pumpkin skull faces – peels back to reveal a mic stand wrapped in a shocking pink day-glo feather boa.

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