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Grandaddy: Manchester University

Rob Hughes, Uncut, April 2001

STRANGE TALES of exploding androids, lost loves, graveyards for household gadgets, crashed spaceships, sunken dreams and cock-and-bull tourist authorities. Welcome to the bevelled woodchuckery of Grandaddy. And, judging by the sheer volume of Uncut readers' indignation over the magnificent The Sophtware Slump's omission from our end-of-year album poll, it's a realm hardly threatened by extinction.

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