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The Soup Dragons/Blur: Brixton Academy, London

Ian Watson, Melody Maker, 5 January 1991

FASHION: the question is, do you follow it or skirt round it? It's picked the bill, filled the venue and dressed the punters. Ignore it at your peril. So what do we have here — a host of naked emperors or some timely songsmiths? Let's project some hindsight into the arena. Just imagine, it's 1991, baggy is dead and we all want to know if 1990 was just one big scam. Time for the truth.

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