Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 5 July 1992
YOU KNOW, MAYBE the Scene wasnt so bad after all. Sure, it churned out rapture by rote, but grunge has similarly turned rage into a cliché, and produced the same meager amount of precious music in the process. Right now, Id gladly choose the shoegazers dazed wonderment and fragility over the shaggys bludgeoning belligerence anyday.
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