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Armatrading, Joan : The Messenger

tad more controversial. Like 'Nelson Mandela Is A Sellout Liberal Bastard Who Has Betrayed The South African Working Class To The Interests Of Multinational Corporate Capitalism...

Sigh. A perineum classic. What can you say? I mean, does the world really need another fucking record saying what a diamond geezer Nelly Mandelly is? I mean, all the hard work was done way back in the mists of time by The Specials with 'Nelson Mandela', so it's

just a wee bit cheeky you coming along aeons later waving your

o
ld person's bus pass in a

desperate attempt to get on the 'Nelson's a top bloke' bandwagon, Joan. Yes we know he's a good bloke, chuck. It's just that we were hoping for something a tad more controversial. Like 'Nelson Mandela Is A Sellout Liberal Bastard Who Has Betrayed The South African Working Class To The Interests Of Multinational Corporate Capitalism'; c/w 'One Settler - One Bullet'. Now that would have been interesting.



Steven Wells

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