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The Orb: Pomme Fritz

Stuart Maconie, Select, July 1994

AT FIRST GLANCE it looks like history repeating itself. The hegemony of a bunch of well-fed. critically-sanctioned dopeheads assaulted by the authentic, splenetic roar of the streets; monging out in your bedroom with a triple album, some Red Leb and a Toffee Crisp abandoned in favour of hanging about in underpasses, drinking Harp and putting all of Ellesmere Port up your nose. The Pistols versus The Floyd. S*M*A*S*H versus The Orb. The perennial cycles of pop.

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