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The Pastels: The Last Great Wilderness

David Hemingway, Record Collector, September 2003

LIKE THE FAMOUS Indian carpet-makers who deliberately incorporate flaws into their work so as not to offend their deities by attempting to emulate their perfection, the near-legendary Scottish band the Pastels truly appreciate the hard-to-define value of imperfection and blemish.

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