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Electronic: Raise the Pressure

Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, August 1996

FIVE YEARS after cementing their partnership as the coolest Mancunians on the planet, Messrs Marr and Sumner return with a dreadfully disappointing album. Raise The Pressure is quite the lamest, most pointless throwback to the pre-Britpop world of Balearic beats and baggy attitude imaginable.

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