The Free Design

First and third LPs from contemporaries of The Association and The 5th Dimension

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Name-checked by Stereolab and Cornelius, The Free Design’s breezy soft pop has the cachet of The Millennium’s sunshine gothic, despite or perhaps, perversely, because their harmonies and personal lives are so pure. There’s no tragic slide towards anorexia and amphetamine abuse

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