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Generation X: The Marquee, London

Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 16 April 1977

THE QUEUE outside looked promising. Over two months since Gen-X had played a London date (barring the infamous Noreik fiasco). As soon as you forced your way through the tangled, babbling mass of bodies and struggled your way to the front of the stage, it was obvious that the regulation punk throng was hot to trot, longing to be zapped from here to the last bus home.

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