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Michelle Shocked: Shock Tactics

Ralph Traitor, Sounds, 1 October 1988

With her synthesis of folk and hardcore, Michelle Shocked has successfully created a new vehicle for political pop. Ralph Traitor tunes into the voice of modern protest.

Total word count of piece: 962


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