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The Mekons: Mekon…And On…And On…

Rob Hughes, Uncut, September 2007

They wanted to be punk's slowest band. They ended up accidentally inventing and sticking around for 30 years. Raise your glasses, please, to the enduring miracle of the Mekons.

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