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The Waterboys

Robert Sandall, Q, May 1991

"NOBODY SETS OUT TO BAFFLE PEOPLE; at least, I don't think they do." As general observations go, this sounds sensible enough, and it causes no Guinness to be spilt in the dark, wood-panelled Dublin bar in which it is spoken. It is a startlingly odd remark all the same though, coming from the pale Donovanesque-looking person who just made it.

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