Patti Smith: Patti in Excelsis Deo
Mick Gold, Street Life, 29 May 1976
WE LIVE in dangerous times. We live in a society that can co-opt its own downfall, sprinkle some glitter on it, and gift wrap it as a Christmas album. Last year's cult figure becomes this year's Messiah becomes next year's has-been.
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