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Young Marble Giants: Colossal Youth/Collected Works

Simon Reynolds, Domino Records, 2007

POSTPUNK AND "perfection" rarely went together. This was an era of experimental over-reach, of bands catalysed by the punk do-it-yourself principle attempting to expand the music by embracing genres (funk, reggae, jazz) that in their original context relied on virtuosity and slickness.

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