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The Screamers

Jon Savage, Melody Maker, 6 January 1979

IT’S a truism to say that you have to decide which is real – you or Los Angeles – but like most truisms, it has its roots in truth. So once you’ve decided but quick – as most everyone does – that YOU are real, then obviously Los Angeles isn’t.

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