The Smiths: Scratch 'n Smiths
Hugh Fielder, Sounds, 25 February 1984
WHEN YOU'VE been touted as the next big thing as comprehensively as the Smiths, life in the goldfish bowl can start to get pretty uncomfortable. Recent pop history is littered with the skeletons of "big things" picked to the bone by avaricious media vultures and then discarded.
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