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Welcome to the official Distractions website. We will be aiming to record the history of one of the greatest, but least heralded, of all Manchester beat groups.

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Monday, April 1, 2013

Older and wiser

A recent mention in Readers' Digest, of all places, thanks to David Quantick, who reckons Bruce Springsteen is overrated, whereas The Distractions...




UNDERRATED: THE DISTRACTIONS

A New Wave band who wrote great fast love songs.  The story goes that they were signed by Island records on the same day in 1979 as U2, who then got all the label's attention.  The Distractions fell apart and vanished for 30 years, though they recently made a new record, The End of the Pier.  They're older and wiser, but still very good.

David Quantick, Readers' Digest



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