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Lewis Taylor: Sweet Insanity

Paul Lester, Uncut, July 1997

"I'M FASCINATED WITH THE IDEA OF ART born of a disintegrated mind," says Lewis Taylor, all coal-black curls and kohl-kissed eyes, crouched in the semi-darkness of my room like Syd Barrett on the cover of The Madcap Laughs as Brian Wilson's unreleased Sweet Insanity plays on the stereo. "I'm intrigued by debased music, by the places that people like Syd and Brian went."

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