flat on her back in the 80s, in the 90s going nowhere
"We remained close even as teenagers but when he went off to university, a gradual shift started to take place. He was more "flat" every time I saw him and my parents and I were starting to get really concerned. But then, in May 1991, his band the Manic Street Preachers signed a record deal. Richey was over the moon."
－Rachel Elias, Richey’s sister
The New York Dolls at L’Arc de Triomphe, photo by Alain Dister, Paris, 1973