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Status Quo: If You Can't Stand The Heat

Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 4 November 1978

WHAT IS beyond Status Quo, I often wonder? What is beyond tracks with titles such as 'I'm Givin' Up Worryin'', 'Gonna Teach You To Love Me', 'Long Legged Linda' and 'Like A Good Girl'? What is beyond the boogie, the grimace, the superstition, the stagnation, and the gaps between their legs? What is beyond the mere myth...?

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