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Saint Etienne: Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 13 December 2015

SAINT ETIENNE are frequently sublime, but they can also be ridiculous. It is surely beyond the ability even of Pete Wiggs and Bob Stanley to rehabilitate their chosen support act here: 1980s kids' TV duo Trevor and Simon, in Christmas sweaters, gamely revisiting the Singing Corner and swinging their pants.

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