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Vicarious Thrills + Pol-A-Ticks: Crossing The Irish Sea With The Adverts

Jane Suck, Sounds, 18 February 1978

ACTUALLY, WE didn't swim across, we flew in a chartered taxi-cab with Rosalind Russell (Record Mirror) on the wing and a two-hour vomiting session courtesy of Laurence Driver, Adverts drummer. By the end of the four-day binge, Laurie would be isolated in a Dublin hospital with a dose of the 'rock star's flu', hepatitis and two out of the four Irish dates fulfilled.

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