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The Blue Nile: A Walk Across the Rooftops (Collector's Edition)

Chris Roberts, bbc.co.uk, 21 November 2012

1984'S A WALK Across the Rooftops remains unique in its fusion of chilly technology and a pitch of confessional, romantic soul that "alternative" types would usually shy away from for fear it wasn't "cool". It was always (at least) two things at once: in the years since, its peerless power to affect has accrued multiple layers of rueful resonance.

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