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Jesse Malin: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 27 May 2004

JESSE MALIN'S THROUGH-A-BEER-GLASS-DARKLY take on American rock wouldn't be nearly as fashionable if it was sold under the name John Mellencamp. It just goes to show that having the right friends (in his case, Ryan Adams) and hair makes all the difference between gushing adulation and the Radio 2 C-list.

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