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Gomez: Grim North Meets Crazy South

Tom Cox, Uncut, June 1998

THE INITIAL sensation sits somewhere between inspecting the tonsils of a vast, mythical reptile from The Land That Time Forgot and stepping around the mouth of a particularly touchy volcano. It takes a moment to regain your composure, rationalise that this is only a song and it alone cannot eat you whole, but even then you're not too sure.

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