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Miming: Here's One We Prepared Earlier…

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, November 1990

IT WAS THE Prince's Trust Concert of 1985 and Wembley Arena swayed gently to Dire Straits' lushly bestringed lament for star-crossed lovers, 'Romeo And Juliet'. High on the terraces, HRH Prince Charles – for it was He – leaned across to an adjacent music business eminence and earnestly enquired, "I say, extraordinary thing, but I can't see the orchestra. Where have you got them hidden?"

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