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The Residents: Hammersmith Palais, London

Dele Fadele, NME, 8 November 1986

IF YOU often wondered what fate befalls ex-members of that most teenage of teenage groups, Menudo, don't. Their hearts are left in San Francisco where one Cryptic Corporation lends out eyeballs, skulls and stockinged masks before turning them loose on the vaude vile path. This is done in rotation. They're then Residents: straight out of those roaring late-'20s software, above all, absurd theatre.

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