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Belly: The Exploding Gastric Inevitable

John Harris, Melody Maker, 12 June 1993

Indie sex kitten, superstar, classic songwriter, gender traitor, fairy tale princess — these are just some of the inevitable praises and insults levelled at TANYA DONELLY as she rides that slippery lizard we call Fame. Pity poor BELLY as they fight off sad, lonely weirdoes throughout the world; cheer as Tanya growls at embittered fanzine revolutionaries in London; and listen with JOHN HARRIS as he travels to Bearsville, New York, for a grim lesson in mass appeal.

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