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The Church: The Blurred Crusade

Ralph Traitor, Sounds, 17 July 1982

THE CHURCH, by christening their second album The Blurred Crusade, provide us with an emblematic image of their music which, like so many churches throughout this troubled parish, is rather Victorian, cloistered and decorative, if vaguely deferential to its avowed progenitors.

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