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The Cure: Seventeen Seconds (Fiction) ****½

Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 24 May 1980

REALLY HANDY for you isn't it, reviewing an album a month after release when it's already up to 20 in the charts? Sorry. Don't blame me though, blame some other fellow who we understand has OD'd on spaghetti (no flowers by request, just sprinkle parmesan on the coffin). So here I am sitting comfortably, staring at a glass of milk to put me on the Robert Smith wavelength.

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