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Leeroy Thornhill: A Prodigy Returns

Sheryl Garratt, Observer, The, 18 February 2001

THERE WAS A tendency for bands coming out of the acid house club explosion to have dancers – Cressa in the Stone Roses, Bez with the Happy Mondays. For bands that had formed out on the dancefloor, it seemed logical to bring your mates onstage with you, even if they couldn't actually play.

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