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Supergrass: In It For The Money

David Cavanagh, Q, May 1997

THE TOP 5 SINGLE 'Going Out,' released in February 1996, made it resoundingly clear that Supergrass are much more than a three-man Britpop Playstation. While many anticipated a mouthful of chewy nougat tasting not dissimilar to 'Alright', the band instead delivered an antsy, organ-powered eye-opener that swivelled outrageously on a 14-bar passage of brass straight out of Memphis. Fourteen months later, Supergrass now present their first album-length masterpiece.

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