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Slowdive: Just For A Day (Sanctuary Records)

Ian Watson, Sanctuary Records, 2005

DECEMBER 1990: Neil Halstead, then a mere two months into his twentieth year on the planet, is talking about the legacy of Slowdive, a group who at that point had released just one single. "The best thing for Slowdive would be, in 10 or 20 years time, loads of reviewers saying, 'Rock' n' roll would never be what it is without Slowdive'," he decides, modestly. "That's my ambition."

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