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The Jesus And Mary Chain: Stoned and Dethroned (Blanco y Negro)

David Quantick, New Musical Express, 13 August 1994

WHEN YOU ARE the Jesus and Mary Chain and your life is willingly bounded by certain influences – let's rise once more from our orthopaedic chairs and shake hands with The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, The Ramones, The Beach Boys and new mate Lee Hazelwood – you will have a tendency to make essentially the same record over and over again. And, if you are the Jesus and Mary Chain, you'll make a pretty good job of it.

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