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My Bloody Valentine: m b v

Rob Young, Uncut, April 2013

ARRIVING IN THE week the skeleton of Richard III was identified, receiving m b v is similarly akin to coming face to face with history. Dug up and painstakingly reconstructed, we know that in its own time, this entity, My Bloody Valentine, valiantly vanquished its shoegazing foes, was king of its domain, but was brought down, as all things must be, by its own folly —retreating to a tent and indulging its vainglorious fantasies. Now, in a more technological age, it can be reconstructed with pinpoint accuracy: the dead can come to life before your eyes.

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