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Kate Nash: Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 8 March 2010

ONE OF POP'S most curious phenomenons sees formerly squeaky pop stars rebelling against what made them famous. Just as the manufactured Monkees ended up singing psychedelic songs about porpoises, the once-melodic Marianne Faithfull switched to heroin-ravaged salvos about fellatio.

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