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10,000 Maniacs: Merchant Banquet

Jon Wilde, Melody Maker, 23 April 1988

WHILE 10,000 MANIACS ARE UP, UP, AND AWAY, SINGER NATALIE MERCHANT IS IMMERSED IN SOME GRAND DIVERSIONS OF HER OWN. SHE TAKES A SPRINGY STEP OFF THE UP ESCALATOR TO TELL JONH WILDE ABOUT GREAT MISUNDERSTANDINGS, JUMPING OUT OF AEROPLANES AND WHAT IT'S LIKE TO SING TO 30 MILLION PEOPLE.

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