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Buzzcocks/Gang Of Four: Club 57, New York, NY

Van Gosse, Melody Maker, 8 September 1979

THIS IS the year that the New Wave, or at least its more retrograde element, has finally hit the U.S. charts. Everybody English and short-haired, from the Clash on down, has come over and been met with a respectful rapture.

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