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MARY TIMONY’S HELIUM GO TO ‘THE MAGIC CITY’

FOREWORD: I originally met singer-guitarist-violinist Mary Timony in the downstairs backstage at Tramps. She was going out with Polvo guitarist, Ash Bowie, whose band was breaking up. This was Polvo’s last New York City gig and it was completely sold out. Bowie then teamed up with Timony in abstruse art-pop outfit, Helium (pictured below), whose second LP, The Magic City, was promoted by the following December ’97 piece.

When Timony split from Bowie, Helium was no longer. But Timony went

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