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Stock, Aitken and Waterman: Let the Kids Decide

Sean O'Hagan, New Musical Express, 19 December 1987

Messrs. STOCK, AITKEN AND WATERMAN were this year's answer to Swain and Jolley, only (surprise surprise) they don't see it that way. SEAN O'HAGAN hears out the men who would have produced The Smiths if they'd been allowed to write the songs!

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