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The High Llamas: Hump Up The Volume

Paul Lester, Uncut, June 1998

"THERE ARE TWO STRANDS OF HEROIN rock consciousness," says Sean O'Hagan, the man who Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys, with mock reverence, has called "the highest of The High Llamas" ever since O'Hagan's attempt to co-ordinate a full-scale reunion between the Boys and Brian Wilson in 1996. "There's the Keith Richards strand, and the Ian Curtis strand."

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