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Red Crayola: "...THE IDEOLOGICAL FEATURES OF ANY WORK AS A FUNCTION OF CONSUMER RELATIONS...

Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 21 July 1979

...AS OPPOSED TO DEMOCRATIC ORGANISATIONAL IMPERATIVES; SECTIONAL MILITANCY AS OPPOSED TO PRIVATISED MILITANCY, OF WHICH YOU FIND A GREAT DEAL IN POP MUSIC — THE CRITICAL FACTOR IS THE ABILITY TO EXPAND ON PRIVATISED MILITANCY, THE POSSIBILITY FOR SOCIAL MILITANCY IN GENERAL AS OPPOSED TO PRIVATE, CONSUMERIST MILITANCY."

No doubt about it, pop pickers — ol' MAYO THOMPSON of THE RED CRAYOLA knows a chart-bound sound when it hits him with the OED. Ain't keeping the formula secret either. Words: ANDY GILL

Total word count of piece: 3200

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