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Tanita Tikaram: The Sweet Keeper

Bob Stanley, Melody Maker, 27 January 1990

THE CONNECTION between pop stars and new towns in the Eighties – someone should have done a thesis on it. We had Depeche Mode in Basildon, The Cure in creepy Crawley and, least likely of the lot, the exotically named Tanita Tikaram from the decidedly non-exotic Basingstoke.

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