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Never Found in the '80s - The Jesus and Mary Chain

The Jesus and Mary Chain out of Scotland created quite a buzz, both musically and with critics, with their 1985 debut album, Psychocandy. The Jesus and Mary Chain were hailed as the next big thing out of the UK by critics in those early days. They were going to be the UK's biggest musical act since the Sex Pistols. Well, settle …
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by Bill Pearis The Jesus & Mary Chain's debut album, Psychocandy, was a gamechanger in the indie world, marrying girl group pop to blistering feedback. (Not that they were totally the first to dabble in this, but they did it...

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Scotland's The Jesus and Mary Chain were tapped to be a feedback-laden flash in the pan when they surfaced in 1984 with the cataclysmic "Upside Down" single and riot-provoking live shows. But then they followed it up in 1985 with th...

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