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808 State: Brixton Academy, London

Bruce Dessau, Guardian, The, 15 April 1991

WHILE Manchester's club culture is rent asunder by rave-dazed apathy and internecine drug wars, the bands that made the scene move on. Happy Mondays are conquering the globe, the Stone Roses plan a new record deal and 808 State come south to show they are the missing link between hedonism and humility.

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