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The Charlatans: Up For It

Dave Simpson, i-D, December 1995

Dismissed as Madchester's also-rans, the Charlatans gave out but never gave up. While their peers crashed and burned, Burgess and his boys simply survived. A nervous breakdown and jail sentence later, the latecomers to the party are left clutching the champagne. But is there still a price to be paid?

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