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Pavement: Some Enchanted Evenings

Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 18 July 1992

The post-Nirvana deluge of grunge guitar bands is threatening to stifle rock. Only a handful of genuine mavericks and freaks are holding out against the new conformity, and the most brilliant of them are indie chart-toppers, PAVEMENT. SIMON REYNOLDS reports on a band whose driving glory is their utter lack of compromise and sense of mischievous wonder.

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