All the costumes reeked of mothballs, except the sweaty gorilla, which needed them the most.
The song was on mothballs from summer 1998 until 2001, when the band launched into it at a concert in Oxford, UK - apparently to cover up some equipment failure problems.
mothballs for three years.
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