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The Bluetones: We Have Lift Off!

Ian Watson, Melody Maker, 10 February 1996

When Melody Maker first put THE BLUETONES on the front cover last September, most people wondered who the f*** they were. Now, of course, everybody knows they're the best new band in Britain, more Stone Roses than The Stone Roses, with a great album, Expecting To Fly, about to consolidate their burgeoning reputation. IAN WATSON spoke to them at the end of their most frantic week to date.

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