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Spoilt Brat, Silly Prat Or Visionary Genius?: Billy Mackenzie

Don Watson, New Musical Express, 10 September 1983

ONLY A YEAR AGO The Associates seemed to have the world at their feet; with three hit singles behind them and their first tour in two years stretching out in front they were at a point of pop success undreamt of in the days of their Affectionate Punch debut. Then it was gone. Without a sound, without a word of goodbye the Associates ceased to exist.

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