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The Fall: Dingwalls, Camden, London

Ian Fortnam, bol.com, November 2000

Well, they’re untouchable, aren’t they? Since Mark Edward Smith initially put the very first Fall line-up into place some 23 years ago, generations of chin-stroking sociology students, ink-splashed journos and most famously, the sainted, John Peel have found themselves utterly compelled to rain down a quite exceptional degree of praise on Mark E’s every move.

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