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The House Of Love: The House Of Love

David Cavanagh, Sounds, May 1988

IT'S ONE of those records that seem to enter your body throat first. This is not so much due to Guy Chadwick's rich pale moan, or even the lyrics of "deep blue seas and impossible dreams" he seems to write in his sleep, but to Terry Bickers' catalogue of guitar vibrations, shrieks, pistol whips and immolations. He claims not to be able to play. As long as he keeps thinking that, fine.

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