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The Damned: The Damned

Gene Sculatti, Creem, April 1981

THE GOOD NEWS is that England's surviving punk pioneers have released their most accessible album to date. Songs like ‘Dr. Jekyll’ and ‘Wait For The Blackout’ represent monstrous Vanian, Scabies and cohorts at their darkest, densest best. The band has never written, played or recorded as strongly.

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