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Wire: The Ideal Copy

Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 2 May 1987

WIRE are pure luxury. Here are a bunch of superior sound technicians with an immaculate grasp of the sculptural and architectural possibilities of rock, who nonetheless refuse to deploy these gifts to any particular end.

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