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album review from Billboard magazine
July 23, 1988

Lovely


English postpunk pop quartet invites comparisons to Blondie and the Buzzcocks on supremely entertaining debut album. Femme vocalist Tracey (no surname) comes on like a Brit Debbie Harry on such beguiling tracks as No. 1 U.K. hit "Crash," "Thru The Flowers," and "I'll Stick With You." Melodic tunes and hard-edged instrumental style will enflame alternative vanguard initially, but pop acceptance seems inevitable.