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Violent Femmes: The Blind Leading The Naked

Ira Robbins, Creem, June 1986

TWO LINES ON Violent Femmes' wrenchingly raw, largely acoustic debut album stand unequalled in the rock 'n' roll hall of fame for forthright candor in summarizing the pimply essence of being young and horny: "Why can't I get just one fuck/I guess it's got something to do with luck."

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