Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 1 June 1974
STEELY DAN, in their short time together, have been hailed as one of the best bands to emerge from America in a long time. They have set the US rock scene back on a road to musical creativity, and helped free it from the dominance of British bands, established over the past six years. And they have done all this within the framework of pop songs no more, no less.
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