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Patti Smith: The Field Marshall on Portobello Road

Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 6 November 1976

"THIS ALBUM is I think much more feminine than the first album...the rhythm, it's more like ocean. The cuts that I love the best are 'Radio Ethiopia' and 'Pumping'. 'Pumping' because it's like total physical energy. You can dance to it and it makes me feel good. Every time I hear it I laugh, and when something makes you laugh, you know it’s good, that's my main criterion.

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