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The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead | reviews, news & interviews

The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead

The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead

Documentary that grippingly unravels one of rock's most convoluted, seldom told tales

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Nice review, but for one remark: "minor punk figures such as TV Smith (The Adverts) and Charlie Harper (UK Subs)"! Shame on you. They were two figures that helped build the Punk movement!

I had no intention of belittling those artists, Adam. I am not that keen on UK Subs but I love The Adverts (indeed - geek alert - I have a rare original 7" of "One Chord Wonders"). I was just placing them within the punk pantheon and they are both minor figures, in terms of music history impact, compared to The Sex Pistols, The Clash, Buzzcocks, etc.

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