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Ride: Going Blank Again

Keith Cameron, Vox, April 1992

GROWING UP in public is the unhappy lot of any semi-competent British indie band and, as probably the most able floppy-fringed wan-faced contenders of the last two years, Ride's career has been subjected to intense scrutiny. Releasing three EPs and an album in their first 12 months of existence didn't help calm the hysteria, nor dispel the suspicion that here was a band desperately milking a proven formula until the ruse was rumbled.

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