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"You Never get a Cup of Bovril in an Ian Curtis Lyric"

From a BBC radio program I overhead this afternoon: Peter Hook, of Joy Division, talking on the about Love Will Tear Us Apart:

... You'd have to say that it is full of poetic technique.  What it isn't full of is detail, there's just these wild abstractions, very much a young man's poetry.  You never get a cup of bovril in an Ian Curtis lyric.  ...

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