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"After the character in ''Catch-22?''"
 
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"Exactly. Did you see us?"
 
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"No I must have got here too late. We went for a curry first."
 
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This was good. A curry-eating, pint-swilling goddess who'd even managed to miss the worst gig Yossarian had ever done. What am I saying? Every gig was the worst gig Yossarian had ever done. We were awful. My Bloody Valentine meets Nirvana meets The Smiths. Or was that The Smurfs?
 
This was good. A curry-eating, pint-swilling goddess who'd even managed to miss the worst gig Yossarian had ever done. What am I saying? Every gig was the worst gig Yossarian had ever done. We were awful. My Bloody Valentine meets Nirvana meets The Smiths. Or was that The Smurfs?
 
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Revision as of 08:53, 16 November 2017

Not-very-good former band of protagonist/guitarist Steve McQueen, from Louise Wener's 2002 novel, Goodnight Steve McQueen. Wener was a singer/songwriter in the real Britpop band Sleeper in the 1990s.

Steve McQueen was in this band when he first met his girlfriend Alison. Later he's in Dakota.


"I was in the support band. We're called Yossarian."

"After the character in Catch-22?"

"Exactly. Did you see us?"

"No I must have got here too late. We went for a curry first."

This was good. A curry-eating, pint-swilling goddess who'd even managed to miss the worst gig Yossarian had ever done. What am I saying? Every gig was the worst gig Yossarian had ever done. We were awful. My Bloody Valentine meets Nirvana meets The Smiths. Or was that The Smurfs?

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