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Glasvegas: Glasvegas

Roy Trakin, Rock's Backpages, 2008

THE INITIAL, BOOMING Wall of Sound strains of 'Flowers and Football Tops' on this Scotland foursome’s promising debut are like the opening of Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets, accompanied by the Ronettes' 'Be My Baby', the action transported from N.Y.’s Little Italy to gritty, east Glasgow, the death of a child mourned to a chorus of 'You Are My Sunshine'.

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