Graham Parker and the Rumour: Heat Treatment (Mercury)
Simon Frith, Rolling Stone, 30 December 1976
HEAT TREATMENT, Graham Parkers second Mercury album, confirms the promise of his debut, Howlin Wind, which appeared earlier this year. The rapidity of the followup is not the result of any change of direction; rather it reflects Parkers and the Rumours abundant energy. The sheer attack on Heat Treatment makes the last album sound suddenly subdued.
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