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PJ Harvey, Gallon Drunk: Rock City, Nottingham

Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 22 May 1993

LIKE IGGY said, all aboard for Fun Time. The pat preconceptions hanging around this inspired pairing suggest that chuckles will be thin on the ground. For starters, be pleased to greet London's dark clad squires of squalor, brows furrowed and eyes a-bulging like someone's just cut their Brylcreem allowance. Ooo, no missus, don't even start, don't even think about it... 'cos next we've got little Miss Cheery Chops herself, fresh from mincing her diary and getting Steve 'My Mother-ln-Law's Got No Nose etc' Albini to do the Chicago equivalent of the Lambeth Walk over the top. Laugh? I nearly took a job as a suicide bomber.

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