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Chic: Take It Off

Glenn O'Brien, Interview, February 1982

IT'S BEEN ABOUT a year since the last CHIC album. Since then, half of the dance bag bands, in the world have come to resemble – uncannily – the Chic of two or three years ago, something that gives the originators some major mixed emotions. But it's only logical that this prime mover band would have moved into some new prime sonic real estate by now even if their old licks weren't so widely cloned. So the new Chic thing, Take it Off, finds the leaders of the pack outdoing their old selves.

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