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Elastica: Twang Twang, You're Cred!

Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 25 March 1995

This week, ELASTICA’s debut album has achieved the greatest double whammy of critical and commercial success since Parklife and Definitely Maybe, final proof that Britpop’s time is NOW. SIMON REYNOLDS met the band the day after Britpop received the official seal of approval at The Brit Awards to discuss the Old Wave Of New Wave, the new Britpop aristocracy, getting recognised in Boots and how JUSTINE FRISCHMANN, the leader of the Britfempack, often gets mistaken for a bloke.

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