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Shoes: Tongue Twister

Robot A. Hull, Creem, April 1981

IT WAS IN 1977, The Year of the Anti-Christ, that Shoes released their official debut, Black Vinyl Shoes, on their own private label. In its original form, this amateurish album remains as elusive as Big Star's Third. Yet it merely whimpered on the sidelines in the same year as the Sex Pistols' Never Mind The Bollocks – and never have two worlds been farther apart.

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