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John Cale: Sabotage/Live (Spy Import)

Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, 12 January 1980

THE COVER of this, his first album in almost five years, shows John Cale wearing the only sensible accessories for the true cold war paranoiac: dark glasses and a hard-hat – not a bad thing, given the present delicate state of detente, especially for someone who can't exactly boast of having all his marbles together in one place.

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