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The Wedding Present: From Russia With Love

Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, 22 April 1989

How have four normal people from Leeds become the most successful indie band of the late-eighties? Why have the trusty punksters just released an album of Ukrainian folk songs called Ukrainski Vistupi v Johna Peela? How are they going to take this oddball venture on a major British tour this week? Ian Gittins asks the questions, singer David Gedge questions the answers.

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