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Manic Street Preachers: Rock'n'Roll Suicide

Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 20 July 1991

CAN YOU FEEL IT? A creeping paralysis accompanying every advance in the obese accumulation of "good music", a seeping slide into the mire of eclecticism. Don't you feel an urge to purge rising like bile at the back of your throat? And here's Manic Street Preachers, bulimic rockers.

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