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The Pogues: The National, Kilburn

Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 13 December 1986

"WE WANT CAIT, we want Cait," chanted the barmy army at the front rather ungraciously before it all began, and I have to say I missed her, too. No slight on her replacement, Darryl Hunt, and absolutely nothing to do with her bass-playing, but it didn't seem quite the same without the old she-devil's rampaging presence.

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