Steve Strange, lead singer of Eighties pop group Visage and one of the founders of the Blitz nightclub, has died of a heart attack aged 55. In this piece from 2002, Jason Cowley looks back on the pop culture moment Strange was part of – a time of great change in British youth culture.
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