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Peter Gabriel: Us

Robert Sandall, Q, November 1992

THE '80S BOOM IN world music generated much tourism but comparatively few settlers: quick excursions into Township jive, brief flirtations with hot Latin rhythms, the sudden appearance on album sleeves of exotic instruments with strange unpronounceable names – these and other self-consciously "ethnic" touches have all now descended into rock cliche and Tap-lore.

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