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Animals That Swim

Martin Aston, MOJO, July 1996

SONGS ABOUT buying armfuls of Kit-Kat from the all-night garage; songs about lying drunk in the grass and seeing a face in the stars ("He's here! King Beer!"); songs about bumping into Roy Orbison in the pub – who's cursing the fact that he'd have been bigger than Elvis if he hadn't been so ugly; songs about promising to buy your equally broke girlfriend this many dresses one day. It's a rum old life, isn't it? And if said existence rings a bell then Animals That Swim would like you to buy their records.

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