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Big Star Third at London's Barbican

Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, 29 May 2012

I WENT TO LONDON'S BARBICAN last night, fully prepared to be underwhelmed and unsatisfied: so many of these album recreations are too ramshackle for their own good, their hearts in the right place but their standards too low.

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