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Shonen Knife: Let's Knife (Virgin)

Eric Weisbard, Spin, March 1993

ALMOST TEN YEARS since its recordings first invaded the U.S. as a Japanese import in late 1983, Osaka, Japan's punkiest Barbie doll fans are finally set to leap past the consciousness of the hipoisie: an album of pumped-up re-recordings of their greatest songs on a big record label, and Hopey's wearing its new T-shirt in the latest issue of Love & Rockets.

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