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For me Magazine fell apart when the late, great John McGeoch decamped to join the Banshees. Nobody could blame him because having recorded and released one of the finest albums in the post punk genre with 'The Correct Use of Soap' Magazine just still could not get the recognition they deserved.
Howard Devoto and the rest of the band soldiered on for a stop gap live album and one last studio album but the road was fraught with difficulties. John McGeoch, then adding an amazing grandeur to what was the finest Banshees line-up was too big a miss to fill. Neither Robin Simon ('Play') not Ben Mandelson ('Magic, Murder and the Weather') could come anywhere near filling his shoes… Read more