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Bros: Teenage Clean Wave

David Toop, Face, The, April 1988

BROS and their fans are tired of the grown-up messages of adult pop. The girls that cluster outside their house every day represent a new era in scream mania: rejecting the image of gullible teenybopper, demanding songs for their generation. Bros deliver modern awareness and a musical potential to take them beyond teenage adulation. And they spend a lot of time saying 'I love you'.

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