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A Crafty Couple: Chris Stamey and Peter Holsapple

Barney Hoskyns, Times, The, 1991

AN INEVITABLE side effect of any domestic pop explosion in Britain is that the best American rock should be overlooked by radio stations and the music press alike. This is especially true when, as now, America itself appears to vindicate British pride in its own music scene: with acts such as EMF and Jesus Jones currently storming the US Top Ten, there are already rumblings of a new British invasion in that substantially more lucrative pop market.

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