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Leo Sayer: Leo Raises His Glasses

Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 10 May 1975

LITTLE Leo Sayer leaned across and asked with his usual charm and courtesy: "Have you got any matches?" A surprising request from a non-smoker, but I complied and instead of using them to create fire, he inserted two sticks between his eyelids to keep them apart. "We went to the Speakeasy last night – and celebrated," he explained.

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