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Wire: The Ideal Copy (Mute)

The Legend!, New Musical Express, 2 May 1987

THE QUESTION is: should there really be a question at all? Many people hold no truck with reformations; more often than not they tarnish precious memories and blur boundaries with a mercenary glee. So why did Wire do it? Well, listen.

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