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Yoko Ono Melts Down With Naked Bottoms, Punk Princesses

Peace and love, naked bottoms and PVC-clad punk rock: Yoko Ono’s Meltdown had a triumphant opening with sets from the Plastic Ono Band and gothic legend Siouxsie.

Each year, London’s Southbank Centre asks a different musician to curate Meltdown, a two-week concert festival. This year was the turn of Ono. The coming fortnight boasts Patti Smith and Marianne Faithful, waspish crooning from Boy George and feminist electro-smut from Peaches.