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Elvis Costello: Punch The Clock (F.Beat)****

Edwin Pouncey, Sounds, 30 July 1983

ELVIS COSTELLO, the self-confessed Invisible Man, returns. Off come the dark glasses, the bandages are unwound and drop to the floor to reveal his latest party trick. Although you can't see him clearly, he's right there beside you nonetheless; his power is alive in the room, in the air, coming out of the loudspeakers, a power which shakes you up and holds you to listen to what he has to say.

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