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Prefab Sprout: Extracting the Michael

Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 14 May 1988

Though inspired by dreams of Wacko Jacko, PREFAB SPROUT'S mainman PADDY McALOON has little time lor most rock legends — Talking Heads and Bruce Springsteen included — and his soft sounding pop songs mercilessly ridicule rock 'n' roll clichés. MAT SNOW joins the king of pop and parody on his search lor novelty, humour and a fitting successor to the Elvis crown

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