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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:15 pm
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https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2020/mar/25/adele-keith-flint-gil-scott-heron-and-me-richard-russell-the-xl-records-midas


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On the walls, there are photos of artists Russell has worked with who have died: Gil Scott-Heron glowers; the Prodigy’s Keith Flint offers a sweet, shy smile, a million miles from his Firestarter public image. That’s what he was like, says Russell. “Incredibly funny, full of life. I was aware he had a troubled side.”

Flint’s childhood was unhappy: he had depression and was addicted to painkillers. “But I don’t think anyone doesn’t have that side. It’s more a question of: ‘What are you doing about it?’ But Keith was doing 10k runs, he had horses.” He sighs. “When someone kills themselves, can’t help but feel – what if he’d waited 20 minutes? Or something else had happened?”

After Flint’s death, Russell saw a documentary about the soul singer Teddy Pendergrass, who was left feeling suicidal after being paralysed in a car crash. His therapist staged a mock funeral, allowing Pendergrass to hear his friends and family’s eulogies. Realising how much he meant to them, Pendergrass decided to live. “I thought, ‘Fucking hell, I could imagine that working.’ If Keith could have witnessed what people said after his death, how they expressed themselves at his funeral, I think that would have had a huge impact on him.”


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what a weird time this past year has been, hope the friends I've made through the years here are doing well

the memories of this forum will never leave me,
the drummer demo tape,
making tunes with fellow forum members.
seeing every album come with a new change....a bunch of moaners.
meeting members of the forum for real at gigs!

thanks for allowing me to mature from boy to man :cheers:



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https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/may/27/the-100-greatest-uk-no-1s-no-8-the-prodigy-firestarter


Never saw this before.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=VYojt5r8lLc

Nearly but then nah, bless



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