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No. 28: ‘Archway Towers’ - New Model Army (1989)

  • ‘Archway Towers’ - New Model Army (1989)

    An alternative landmark for the dispossessed

    Junction Road’s famous gravestone-shaped office block – former home to the Department of Social Security – inspired this cheery ditty by the Yorkshire grebos which seems to compare drawing the dole with collecting meds at an unsupervised institution for the criminally deranged. ‘It’s open season on the weak and feeble,’ they growl. ‘There’s bulletproof glass in case there’s trouble’.

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