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The Jesus And Mary Chain: Black Eyes, White Noise

Keith Cameron, MOJO, October 2006

Born of new town alienation, sibling rivalry, and teen dreams of the ultimate band, the Jesus And Mary Chain cut through the glossy flab of '80s pop with waves of harmony and a screeeel of evil feedback. Keith Cameron plots the riotous rise and fall of the band who invented indie rock.

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