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Elaine Cusack, Guitar, February 1995

JUST WHO do Gene think they are? Appearing out of nowhere last spring, the London-based quartet produced three highly contagious singles, had journalists fawning all over them and, by the end of last year, fans hurling themselves about at gigs. As with Blur, Oasis and Pulp, it doesn't matter so much who Gene think they are as whom everyone else thinks they are: the next great British hope...

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