No future, eh? John mercilessly crucified the New York scene and that was the size of it. We were just learning still.
Everything that came out of there was poetry based and too arty. Ideas were 10 a penny, he said; the difficulty was talking other people into them. Inthe Queen was an unparallelled symbol of undeserved privilege, social injustice and sclerotic conservatism, standing in for the whole British establishment.
Looking back on it now, the passage of time makes the whole situation seems a bit twee, but being a 15 year old at the time, it seemed like we could take over the world.
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I mean it's a nice evening albeit a bit chilly and there's space all around instead of tower blocks, so why be surprised? Phil Hogan. At the moment the group have a name, Generation X, but not a label. It was also, however, part of the wit and comedy: this was the surely the most joke-filled Olympics opening ceremony ever staged.
Promoting his new album with Public Image Ltd, he has complained loudly and often about the state of Britain, describing it as an "enormous bomb … [that's] waiting to go off". Rolling Stone.