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The Fall of Our Discontent

Michael Azerrad, Only Music, November 1986

ON STAGE AT the Ritz in New York, the Fall are putting on their typically powerful, mesmerizing show. The band churns out discordant but catchy riffs over and over again, over and over again, teetering dangerously on the brink of monotony, and getting away with it in grand style.

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