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Shack: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London — Fine songs, poor show

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 6 November 1999

TO LOOK AT THE QUARTET of off-duty plumbers who comprise Liverpool's Shack — which you can't do on their current album, HMS Fable, as it fails to include a photo — you'd never guess that they harbour what the New Music Express contends is "our greatest songwriter".

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