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Angelica: The Monarch, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 20 April 2000

GIRL POP has rarely been less prepossessing. The choices these days boil down to factory-farmed mannequins like Atomic Kitten or fourth-generation copies of Hole that Courtney Love herself couldn't condone. Angelica's waifish prettiness qualifies them for the mannequin category, but their hearts are with the indie noisemakers, and the result is a banging din executed by four women with Nicky Clarke hair.

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