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Orange Juice: Rip It Up

Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 13 November 1982

I JUST played Buddy Holly's version of 'Rip It Up' to remind me, although Edwyn Collins gives the impression he is unfamiliar with such iconography. Orange Juice's Rip It Up is a development of an altogether more wistful deal on life: such is the cycle of youth music, so are our salad days enfeebled.

Total word count of piece: 414

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