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Black Box Recorder: The Facts Of Life

David Stubbs, Uncut, May 2000

LIKE THE ABSINTHE which Black Box Recorder's John Moore has busied himself importing since last year, BBR are an unusually toxic pleasure. Here, once more, sometime Auteur Haines and Moore have concocted another set of stripped bare, heartlessly truthful songs, taking great delight in feeding them to us via the deceptively prim vocals of withering English rose Sarah Nixey.

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