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Pete Wylie: Islington Academy, London

Tim Cooper, The Independent, 31 December 2004

FOR SIX WEEKS back in 1977, Pete Wylie was at the epicentre of the music world as one of the semi-legendary Liverpool trio the Crucial Three. But while Ian McCulloch and Julian Cope quickly found fame with Echo & the Bunnymen and the Teardrop Explodes, Wylie went on to form the equally talented but far less successful Wah! Heat.

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