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Altered Images: Corn Exchange, Cambridge

Johnny Black, Smash Hits, 26 November 1981

THE ELEMENTS were conspiring against Altered Images from the moment they took the stage of Cambridge's cavernous Corn Exchange. The sound went immediately out of the windows, into the alcoves and up to the roof – anywhere except down on the dancefloor. Still, Tich's snare drum cut through the murk with sufficient clarity that at least there was a beat.

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