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City Boy: Top Rank, Sheffield

Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 11 December 1976

ON ONE level, this gig (the second of City Boy's current tour) could be whiled away by playing "spot the influence" – 10cc, Roxy, the Dan, Zappa and, above all, the Tubes, all being given tips of the musical hat in a show so self-consciously clever it alienates a good proportion of the audience from the word go.

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