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The Q New Year Summit 1995: Where Are We Now?

Robert Sandall, Q, February 1995

We teeter on the lip of a New Year, and, let's not flagellate around the shrub-like foliage here, The Future. In an attempt at stocktaking – if you will, rocktaking – Q assembled a most eminent committee of artistes from all five corners of the ‘biz’ to ascertain exactly where rock 'n' roll is headed, spiritually, creatively and technologically. In the chair: Robert Sandall.

Q’s captains of industry: Robert Sandall (chairman), Mike Oldfield, Karl Wallinger, Steve Lillywhite, Justine Frischmann. "The future shouldn’t be depressing. We’re all depressed around here!".

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