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Hawkwind: Manchester University

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 22 December 2004

THESE PSYCHEDELIC VETERANS' 35-year career is not for the fainthearted. However, the original psych-rockers are showing few signs of slowing down. Surprisingly sprightly founder member Dave Brock announces that the band stayed up all night "having a bit of a party". He then launches into a song that begins "Hashish! Hashish!" and is clearly untroubled that his lifelong trip "in search of space" may soon require a bus pass.

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