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Balance of contradictions

Alt-rock band The Breeders make a comeback with All Nerve, their first album in a decade

The Breeders (comprising, from left, Josephine Wiggs, Kim Deal, Kelley Deal and Jim Macpherson) mark their third decade in music next year.
The Breeders (comprising, from left, Josephine Wiggs, Kim Deal, Kelley Deal and Jim Macpherson) mark their third decade in music next year.PHOTO: MARISA GESUALDI

The Breeders - a group that started out as a side project, but turned out to be a defining force in the early 1990s alt-rock scene - are back.

All Nerve comes 10 years after their last album, Mountain Battles (2008).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2018, with the headline 'Balance of contradictions'. Subscribe