The Manchester punk poet read us the tender 'Get Back On Drugs, You Fat Fuck'...!
Ahead of a Button Factory performance in Dublin over the weekend, the one and only John Cooper Clarke called into the Hot Press office for a chat with Roisin Dwyer.
The punk poet also read us a haunting poem titled 'Get Back On Drugs, You Fat Fuck', inspired by the shouts that have greeted him in his hometown of Manchester since he gave up the drugs!
Check it out below...
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