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Archive Portal: Mark E Smith & The Fall

January 2018

To celebrate the life and work of Mark E Smith, who died on 24 January 2018, we present a selection of articles on the Fall frontman and his group drawn from The Wire’s online archive

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Ivan Seal Portal

May 2011

"I remember being really taken with Hill's early works when I was at college. They are at the same time harsh and blunt, poetic and rich."