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Roots Manuva: Kentish Town Forum, London

Sophie Heawood, The Guardian, 28 November 2005

THERE HAS ALWAYS BEEN SOMETHING of the drunk-uncle-at-a-wedding about Roots Manuva, so it's as much of a surprise for him as for us to see him sober. "This is the clean-living tour," he announces with an incredulous laugh, explaining that he and his musicians are on the water. It would seem that Roots has cleaned up his act. But do we want him to?

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