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Happy Mondays: Vile Bodies

Jon Wilde, Melody Maker, 12 November 1988

In Manchester "shit" means great. Yet a year after Happy Mondays' shit debut album, Squirrel And G-Man, some critics have already written off the band. Jonh Wilde reckons their new album, lovingly titled Bummed, reaffirms their idiot genius and sees their crippling and crooked shanties verge on something monstrously phenomenal.

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