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Wolf Alice: Newcastle University

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 22 September 2015

IN AN AGE OF INSTANT EVERYTHING, Wolf Alice prove that the tortoise can still beat the hare. After they formed (initially as an acoustic duo) five years ago through the old-fashioned means of a music-paper advert, their career has been a slog of open mic events and online releases. However, as ears pricked up around the country, debut album My Love Is Cool swept to No 2 in June, and now they're playing to packed-out houses.

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