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Aztec Camera: High Land, Hard Rain

Dave DiMartino, Creem, December 1983

NEVER A BACKWARD GLANCE: Imagine a perfect world, where some human somewhere has the wisdom, taste and fortuity to take Love's Forever Changes, the third Velvets album, Neil Young's first and ‘Expecting To Fly’, and Jackson Browne's ‘Song For Adam’, and combine them into something that, in this new and perfect world, would not sound utterly derivative, or the work of some half-assed rock critic whose reach vastly exceeded his or her ability. Not old, done up as new. Just new.

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