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The Primitives: The Royal Court, Liverpool

Penny Kiley, Melody Maker, 7 May 1988

IN MY FAR off youth, I was once most insulted when a friend dismissed 'Sheena Is A Punk Rocker' as "Bubblegum". The good thing about The Primitives is they always knew The Ramones were bubblegum. In fact, the only fault with The Primitives — fast, fun but not quite frivolous — is they almost know too much.

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