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The Midge Ure Story

Chris Heath, Smash Hits, 12 February 1986

He's had a hand in almost every type of pop group imaginable: he was number one in 1976 with "teenybop" group Slik, almost become singer with original punks the Sex Pistols, more or less invented New Romantics with Steve Strange in Visage and co-wrote Band Aid's 'Do They Know It's Christmas' and the music that ended up as the theme for Top Of The Pops. And all this from someone who used to live in a Glasgow tenement with a river under the floorboards and slugs on the carpet. Yeeeuuuk . . .

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