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Delirious?: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

John Aizlewood, The Guardian, 7 December 2001

DELIRIOUS?'s defining moment occurs at the close of their set. 'I'm Not Ashamed' is a Green Day-style, punky rock song. Singer Martin Smith, a slender, uncynical version of John Lydon, pogos like one possessed, and conducts the crowd through the stompalong chorus. "I'm not ashamed of the gospel," a jam-packed house bellows. "I'm not ashamed of the one I love."

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