Frisky & Mannish: 27 Club
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Cobain, Hendrix, Winehouse… Why did so many of the world's most famous, talented musicians meet their untimely deaths at 27? Clearly, the fame was too much. Or perhaps not enough. As rigorous analysts of pop, it's only natural that F&M should, eventually, look at this rather more macabre phenomenon. At age 27 themselves, perhaps it was high time. As Ke$ha might say, Tik Tok. Not a show for the faint of heart or easily-queased - this will be a darker experience than a usual F&M gig. Which won't be hard, given they usually prance around to Cheryl Cole. Ages 14+.
Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with United Agents.
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