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The Selecter: Survival Inna Suburbia

Vivien Goldman, Melody Maker, 23 February 1980

It took him ages to get the lapel of his jacket off. The scissors kept on cutting the cloth instead of the bits of stitching, but they wouldn’t give him a paper-round till he was over ten, and that wasn’t for another six months. He’d asked his mum for the money to buy one of those suits at C&A, but she said that would have to wait for his birthday, too.

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