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John Grant: Grey Tickles, Black Pressure

Paul Trynka, MOJO, November 2015

UNHAPPY PEOPLE, a Russian once suggested, are more varied and interesting than happy ones — which makes John Grant a very special person indeed. Over three solo albums now, his attempts to process a troubled life fully follow the principle of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina — they are enthralling in their complexity.

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