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Jim Irvin, MOJO, April 2006

IT WENT ALMOST unnoticed at the time, but in the midst of the big-haired pomp, regimented razzle and bloated clatter which characterised so much music in the 1980s, there shone a beacon that genuinely pointed music towards a new place: Talk Talk's masterful Spirit Of Eden.

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