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The Smiths: Rank

Nick Kent, Catalogue, The, September 1988

IN MANCHESTER this summer, the first Smiths convention is held, effortlessly attracting thousands of the faithful. In London the New Musical Express tirelessly trumpets an ever-emergent possibility of a Smiths reunion, each wafer of dubious information a certain sales booster.

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