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Adorable: Against Perfection

Ted Kessler, Select, April 1993

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN revival finally kicks in! Adorable, Creation's mouthy four-piece, were clearly reared on a grim teenage diet of early '80s guitar­based angst — heavy on Echo & The Bunnymen — which is still haunting them now. Their press shots may frame them as spiky glamour pusses but on the inside they're wearing long, grey overcoats.

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