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Guided By Voices: Half Smiles Of The Decomposed/Robert Pollard: Fiction Man

Stevie Chick, MOJO, September 2004

"THIS IS THE ballad of Guided By Voices," reflected Robert Pollard poignantly on the band's 1996 semi-official bootleg Jellyfish Reflector, introducing 'Don't Stop Now', a soaring ballad of hope, pain and triumph that draws touching comparisons with the band's own unlikely story.

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