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The Durutti Column: Without Mercy (Factory)

Martin Aston, Melody Maker, 8 December 1984

SO MUCH contemporary music strives to conquer eager hearts and incite itchy feet with bombastic crescendoes and prolific sloganeering, substituting the possible with the obvious, and it's all too easy to lose yourself in the enveloping box of aggressive tricks.

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