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Mott the Hoople: Brain Capers

Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, March 1972

IN THEIR FOURTH bid to make a lasting impression on the fickle folk who buy America's records, the usually-underrated, intriguingly-monickered Mott the Hoople have opted for an all-out rocker image, from the package's garish simplicity and James Dean dedication to a barrage of bombastic brand new brain-batterers on the record (titled Brain Capers) itself.

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