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Banned. Frankie Goes To Hollywood‘s new video has, needless to say, been banned for being too violent. Seems it features Reagan and Chernenko battling it out in a boxing ring. “We didnt set out to shock people,” muttered Paul Rutherford. The song is about the horrors of war and I dont think the video is any more violent than The Dukes of Hazzard.” …The voice on “Two Tribes”, by the way, is that of Patrick Allen, the chap who does the Barrett Homes adverts. Hes also the voice on the governments Protect And Survive film which will be shown on TV and offers a lot of useless advice if nuclear war ever looks likely. Allen was “well into” the single, according to Holly…