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Leaner and more purposeful than they’d sounded for an age, ‘Ready To Start’ was the electrifying standout from ‘The Suburbs’, right down to
its cliffhanger ending. It’s the segue from the title track’s drive-time opener into the nerve-jangling intro that gets you there, though, gathering evil momentum like an unattended pram starting to roll down a hill. Masterly.


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