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City Boy: Top Rank, Sheffield

Andy Gill, NME, 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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