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The Wedding Present: Best Defence

Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, 27 February 1988

THE WEDDING Present were born in 1985, achieved the level of quite exciting, and now have had greatness thrust upon them with worrying prematurity. Recent desperate yelps that they are the new Beatles/Smiths/Pavarotti might be justified if the world was entirely comprised of polytechnic students who naughtily take an hour off revision each night to listen to John Peel.

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