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Faithless: Sheffield Arena

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 10 April 2007

RECENT YEARS have not been kind to the 1990s megaclub generation. However, despite frequently threatening retirement, London-based collective Faithless have proved as difficult to shift as a superbug. Their hits compilation sold a whopping 1.2m copies and — while there are rows of empty seats — they still cause ravers to gather in the sort of numbers that, in the acid house days, would have resulted in a police visit.

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