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Veruca Salt: Saline of the Century

David Bennun, Melody Maker, 7 January 1995

Since the release of their brilliant debut single 'Seether', VERUCA SALT have become the fastest rising band on the indie scene, both here and in the USA. Their first album, American Thighs, confirmed that initial promise, and their harmony-sweetened heavy rock and powerful songs look set to make them the stars on 1995. How does it feel to be on the brink of massive success? Do the band's internal arguments distract them, or fuel them on their mission? And why are they so enraptured by their own pasts? DAVID BENNUM joins the band who are most definately NOT the new Breeders in Washington DC and Atlanta to act as facilitator for a little group therapy.

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