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Altered Images: Happy Birthday (Portrait/Epic)

Robot A. Hull, Creem, May 1982

ALTERED IMAGES' debut album is an unforeseen delight: a surprise party where the kids play whatever games strike their fancies. During the din of celebration, the identity of the band remains obscured, and the clues are scant indeed: five group members with first names only (one, a female called Clare), all very young adults (perhaps adolescents); their home: Glasgow, Scotland; 'Happy Birthday', their single, certified silver in England primarily via the dance clubs; their first 45: 'Dead Pop Stars'.

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