The KLF are back - but are they any closer to answering that burning million pound question?

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Abstract

Annebella Pollen's invited article to The Conversation considers the activities of the bestselling rock band KLF who, as the K Foundation, controversially burned a million pounds in cash on a remote Scottish island in 1994. The K Foundation were unable to explain why they had burned the money - which amounted to all the profits they had made from their years in the music business - and declared a 23 year moratorium on the subject. The 23 years expired on 23 August 2017, when Pollen took part in a public hearing in Liverpool, alongside an economist, artists and journalists, in pursuit of the answer. The article provides a short history of the band, an account of the 2017 event, and personal reflections on Pollen's winning proposition.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherThe Conversation Trust, UK
Place of PublicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2017

Bibliographical note

This article was originally published on https://theconversation.com/the-klf-are-back-but-are-they-any-closer-to-answering-that-burning-million-pound-question-83168

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