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Peter Murphy: Deep (Beggars Banquet)

Paul Lester, Melody Maker, 12 May 1990

PETER MURPHY knows what time it is. He's clocked the hippy-gumbo dancing hordes, seen the shaggy clothes and witnessed the wazzy smiles. He's even checked out the dernier cri soundmasters and, just in case, the de rigueur disco trax as well. So what does he go and do? Make a well safe spaz-dance trance-rock album? Hot-foot it to Manc-land and invest in some trendy names to up his hipster quotient?

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