Graham Parker and the Rumour: Mystery Glue

Graham Parker and the Rumour: Mystery Glue

By Charles Pitter

Mystery Glue has a distinctively appealing mix of hard-boiled attitude and upbeat melody. 29 May 2015 // 2:30 AM

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