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The Adverts: Reissues

Album Review

Irrefutable expanded, coloured-vinyl proof that they knew more than one chord.

Synonymous with the earliest days of the Roxy, Covent Garden’s sweaty punk mecca, The Adverts were always different from the rest. Part of the appeal was leather-togged bassist Gaye Advert, one of the first truly iconic female punks, while the songwriting chops of frontman TV Smith possessed both a blazing intelligence and scabrous wit.


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