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My Bloody Valentine: Suicide Kisses

Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 15 October 1988

A YEAR AGO, MY BLOODY VALENTINE WERE LINGERING IN SECOND DIVISION INDIE ANONYMITY. THEN THEY RELEASED THEIR EXTRAORDINARY YOU MAKE ME REALISE LP AND SUDDENLY THEY WERE ONE OF THE BANDS OF THE MOMENT, TO BE COUNTED ALONGSIDE CONTEMPORARY VISIONARIES LIKE AR KANE, THE PIXIES, BUTTHOLE SURFERS AND THE YOUNG GODS. WITH THEIR NEW SINGLE 'FEED ME WITH YOUR KISS' SET TO CONTINUE THEIR ELEVATION, THEY TALKED TO SIMON REYNOLDS ABOUT SEX, MADNESS AND THE GHOST OF LOVE.

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