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Lydia Lunch: Listen with Lydia

Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, 18 June 1983

Settle back in your couch and listen to Lydia Lunch — former New York No Wave sewer queen, would-be agony aunt, chanteuse, the Bette Midler of the gothic underground expound on the vileness of life, love and why she continues to exist. Since her last solo project 13.13 ended, she has played Dame Edna to the Birthday Party and Baby Jane to X's Exene. These activities and a reading tour of the US aside, she has been leading a quiet life in a West London suburb. Are you sitting comfortably? Then let's begin. A lunchtime revue by Chris Bohn

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