Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Colin Newman: A-Z (Beggars Banquet)

Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 18 October 1980

AFTER THE flawed experimentalism of Gilbert and Lewis's Dome and Cupol projects, I wasn't quite sure what to expect from Colin Newman's first solo outing – a not unexpected state of affairs, considering Wire's past output.

Total word count of piece: 471