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The Romantics: The Romantics

Mitchell Cohen, Creem, April 1980

I CAN'T ACCEPT Shelley Hack as a Charlie's Angel (Spelling-Goldberg should burn in Nielsen purgatory for rejecting Claudia Jennings, who proceeded to smash up her car and end her life). And I don't buy The Romantics as this year's most-likely-to-succeed power pop quartet. Pale, mimetic poseurs, both.

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