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Gomez: Liquid Skin (Virgin)

Richard Gehr, Spin, November 1999

RAISED ON the self-consciously savvy white American soul of acts such as the Black Crowes, Beck, and Slayer, these five young Mojo cover boys ("The Band We've All Been Waiting For") nearly succeeded in out-rocking, out-supplicating, and out-collaging these sources on their Mercury Prize-winning debut, Bring It On.

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