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Patrick Wolf: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 22 December 2007

SOMEHOW, WHILE NOBODY WAS LOOKING, Patrick Wolf has become a singular pop star. In his dreams, this gangly 24-year-old is a dazzling, chart-friendly hybrid of Jacques Brel and Marc Bolan. At tonight's homecoming Christmas show, though, he more strikingly resembles a winningly slapstick encounter between Morrissey and Timmy Mallett.

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