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Brian Eno: The Drop

Ian MacDonald, Uncut, August 1997

WHERE MOST folk in this business work on instinct, rarely pondering how to maximise their talent, supposing they have any, Eno is one of a small group of bright sparks who use analytical intelligence to keep the creative ball rolling in situations where impulse-power is running out. Bowie is another; hence their mutual interest.

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