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The Only Ones: I Have Seen The Future Of…etc. pt 52

Max Bell, New Musical Express, 27 August 1977

"FLARED TROUSERS...FLARED TROUSERS...", the audience at the Marquee taunt brightly. On stage The Only Ones are sticking together the kind of set that makes most people with any savvy realise they're in on the act, so to speak, of something a little bit out of the ordinary. The off-stage abuse drones on regardless – this ain't vacancy, this lot are permanently out to lunch.

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