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Movietone: Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 31 July 2000

HOW DO YOU know when a "pop" band is part of the underground? There are probably several definitions, but one of them must surely be whether the band eschew the stage completely (it remains covered by curtains) and set up their gear in the middle of the audience. This is the sort of gesture with which Movietone are familiar.

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