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Deacon Blue: The Reluctant Tourist

Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, 8 April 1989

AFTER THE SUCCESS OF THEIR DEBUT ALBUM, RAINTOWN, AND A STRING OF HIT SINGLES INCLUDING THE RECENT 'WAGES DAY', RICKY ROSS AND HIS BAND LOOK SET TO JOIN THE STADIUM CIRCUS WITH THEIR NEW ALBUM, WHEN THE WORLD KNOWS YOUR NAME. IAN GITTINS MEETS THE POPULAR SINGER WHO STILL DOESN'T WANT TO BE A POP STAR.

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