. That this sombre tale is saddled to the back of a [B]Pete Watermanly[/B] stultifying early-'90s handbag house tune somewhat lessens the impact.

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Younger Younger 28's : Next big thing

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Younger Younger 28’s : Next big thing

The same idea as the [a]Spearmint[/a] single, just not as good. The

problem

with the much-touted YY28‘s is that you can’t really tell

where the
Saint Etienne conniving ends and where the earnest desire to

be a

Smash Hits sensation begins. ‘Next Big Thing‘ is about a

suburban

single mum who dreams about being a pop sensation but inevitably ends up slumped over the ironing board in some tower block sprawl. That this sombre tale is saddled to the back of a Pete

Watermanly


stultifying early-’90s handbag house tune somewhat lessens the impact. It’s probably meant to. You can’t really tell, though.

Fact is the YY28‘s have got other songs which make ‘Next

Big Thing


sound as lame as it does next to ‘Sweeping The Nation‘. One

day,

maybe, they’ll get round to releasing one of them as a single.

Until

then, this island of faint praise in an ocean of indifferent press is going to have to do.

Jim Wirth