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Suede: The Best New Band In America?

Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 19 June 1993

SUEDE have already proved themselves in the UK, both critically and commercially. The next step is for the fab four to cross the Atlantic and do what their Britpop forebears, from Roxy Music to The Jam to The Smiths, all failed to do — crack America. In this special report, SIMON REYNOLDS witnesses Suede's second-ever US show, assesses the vibe Stateside, speaks to BRETT ANDERSON and asks the question on everybody's lips: are Suede the Best New Band In America?

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