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Kid Creole

Kris Needs, MOJO, July 2008

JUNE 1982: The tall, dapper figure in the silver-grey zoot suit, two-tone shoes and white Panama hat stares at a TV screen in one of the function rooms at Aylesbury Civic Centre, where his band Kid Creole and the Coconuts have, in no uncertain terms, just torn the roof off. Granada TV have just filmed this last night of the band's hugely-successful debut UK tour for a documentary on what is rapidly becoming a phenomenon.

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