Prefab Sprout: Faith, Hope & Glory?
Max Bell, The Face, March 1984
"IF ALL THIS HADN'T worked out, I was resigned to being a librarian. That's what I wanted to do." Thus speaks Paddy McAloon, brains in front of Prefab Sprout, the band spearheading Newcastle's high-class Kitchenware label. The County Durham library service's loss may prove to be the pop world's gain.
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