Sigue Sigue Sputnik: Reading
David Quantick, NME, 15 March 1986
AHA! IT's the most reviled band in the world!
Sigue Sigue Sputnik and Reading were not a marriage made in Heaven. When one is the subject of harsh words and broken singles in Radioland, and one's single has reached No 7 with unusual speed, then perhaps it is not a good idea to play a manky little satellite town where people's imagination rarely extends beyond choosing lager over bitter, and backing tapes are what hold your 1986 FA Cup calender to the wall.
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