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The Band Of Holy Joy: Joy Of Man’s Desiring

Biba Kopf, New Musical Express, 12 July 1986

SOME DAY, absolutely nobody in Absolute Beginners said, there will rise up in Soho a band who will be coarse yet clear-sighted, hard but infinitely funny and tender, talking the way people talk and so steeped in people’s lives they’ll loudly and lustily voice, in swinging urging dinging songs, what it is they would express.

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