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Anti-Pop Songbirds: The Nightingales

Barney Hoskyns, Spin, October 1985

THE NIGHTINGALES ARE seasoned figures on the English independent scene, epitomizing the doggedly patient and uncompromising outsider. Five years old, they still play tiny clubs-above-pubs and preach to a converted few, aware no doubt that chances even of touring America are slim.

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