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Robert Wyatt: Mongrel Musics

Cynthia Rose, New Musical Express, 8 September 1984

Nobody could have told me how Robert Wyatt's cover of Cuban pop star Pop star Pablo MilanĀ“es' 'Yolanda' was going to capture my ear more tenaciously than any double-edged love song since Smokey Robinson's summer masterpiece 'And I Don't Love You'.

But certainly no-one could have warned me that Wyatt's work is done for the same reason as Eddie Van Halen's.

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