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The Breeders: All Nerve (4AD)

Lisa Verrico, The Sunday Times, 18 February 2018

ALL NERVE is the first Breeders album in 25 years to feature the alt-rock band's so-called classic line-up — the quartet who in 1993 recorded Last Splash, which spawned the anthem 'Cannonball'. Yet they have been on and off the scene for a decade: twins Kim and Kelley Deal reunited in 2008 to record Mountain Battles, and the 20th anniversary of Last Splash brought the bassist Josephine Wiggs and the drummer Jim MacPherson back for an inevitable tour.

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