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Songdog: Live at Borders, Oxford Street, London

Nick Hasted, Uncut, November 2001

SONGDOG'S LYNDON Morgans is unusually nervous before he starts to sing in the neutral atmosphere of this Uncut-sponsored gig. He knows most of the crowd staring at him under undimmed bookstore lights are merely curious, unfamiliar with the poetic, passionate, angrily humorous and sexual stories of south London and south Wales on the Blackwood natives' debut album, The Way Of The World. So this, more than most gigs, is a genuine test of their worth; people walk up or walk away as they play, unmissable critiques.

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