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Amy review: we are all to blame for her downfall

A moving new documentary maps out the tragic inevitability of the singer's fate

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning aged 27 ©Mandatory Credit: Photo by Richard Young/REX (731998bd)

At Glastonbury this year, the late night chat turned to one famous face whose absence saddened us all: Amy Winehouse. She of the beehive, tattoos, bad boyfriends and, most importantly, that distinctive, whisky-fuelled, jazz growl that propelled the North London Jewish girl to global stardom before she died in 2011. This year, the conversation focused less on memories of…

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