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Plastic Fantastic: Plastic Explosive

David Bennun, Melody Maker, 9 March 1996

YOU'VE WITNESSED THE HYPE, read the manifestos, joined in the controversy; now, at last, you can hear the music. Plastic Fantastic release their first single this week, 'Fantastique No 5'. Romo-sceptic David Bennun was very taken with its early Roxy/Eno histrionics, so we sent him to meet the band and devise this little drama, a one-act playlet in six scenes.

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