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Kirsty MacColl

Erik Himmelsbach, Los Angeles Reader, 26 November 1993

ALTHOUGH I liked punk when I was growing up, my real adolescent obsession was with women who went pop. From Lene Lovich and Blondie to The Modettes and Rachel Sweet, a crisp three-minute shimmer of melodious sound was all I needed for a quick fix of sonic bliss.

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