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Scott Walker: Scott Keeps One Step Ahead

Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 24 July 1967

AND SO the moving singer, having moved — moves on. Scott Walker is still one jump ahead of the fans in his pursuit of privacy. Having completed his new LP Scott (released mid-August) pop's most famous recluse invited me round to his latest London retreat to hear the album for which I was pleased to write the sleeve notes.

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