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The Stranglers: IV Rattus Norvegicus (United Artists)****

Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 16 April 1977

I THINK this album will surprise a lot of people. After all (by chance, coincidence and a spot of media manipulation, no less) the Stranglers have long been branded as punks. New wavers to be Daily Mirrored in the same print as the Pistols and the Damned.

Total word count of piece: 874

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