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It is 23 years since the KLF burned £1m and turned their back on the music industry. They have now returned with 2023, a piece of dystopian metafiction – could it be just what our consumer culture needs? We take a first look
So why exactly did the KLF set £1m on fire? It’s been a burning question for 23 years, as pop’s greatest provocateurs chose to let rumour, conjecture and myth around the publicity stunt – held on the Scottish island of Jura and ending their career on 23 August 1994 – swirl about unanswered for two decades. Until now.