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The Cure: Galore: The Singles 1987-1997

Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, 1 November 1997

IN AN UNGUARDED moment, Mick Jagger once admitted that there came a point in the mid-'70s – once the Stones had made Exile On Main St., gone to Number One across the globe and made another few million touring the States – when it felt like they'd achieved everything they wanted. From then on, he said, they didn't have to try very hard, and subsequent albums were never that special.

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