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Madness: You Only Live Twice

David Quantick, New Musical Express, 5 March 1988

Madness are dead! Long live THE MADNESS. Without Woody and Bedders and Barson's ghost, the Mad Four – Suggs, Carl, Chris and Lee – charge boldly away from all things ancient and nutty. True-to-form DAVID QUANTICK completely mistakes them for The Housemartins.

Total word count of piece: 2414


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