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Punk in Manchester: Oh, How We Laughed

Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 15 February 1986

BE OFF with you! Little Red, it is said, is not happy at the hollow allegations that suggest he has 'sold out' by leaping from his hopelessly obscure Frantic Elevator into simply professional clutter: 'sold out' the dear principles of punk, or what, and Manchester punk at that.

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