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Shack: Here's Tom With The Weather

Nick Southall, Stylus, 1 September 2003

IT'S FITTING that Shack's new album (their third? fourth? — the Head brothers have lost so many master tapes and had so many pseudonyms over the last 20 years that it's difficult to keep track) should be released on John Squire's record label, not just because of Shack's musical similarities to those early Stone Roses singles, but because Mick Head, like John Squire, is now a burnt-out old man and a shadow of his former self.

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