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Babyshambles: The Blinding (Capitol)

Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 3 December 2006

WHEN Rough Trade Records released Babyshambles’ debut album, Down in Albion, early this year, it was a natural pairing: a maverick U.K. independent label of impeccable standing and a band led by a self-destructive drug addict who one moment can seem like a candidate for the scrap heap and the next like the budding genius of British rock.

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