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World Party: Goodbye Jumbo

Johnny Black, Q, June 1990

WORLD PARTY – BEST known for the 'Ship Of Fools' hit off their 1986 debut – is, to all intents and purposes, Ex-Waterboy Karl Wallinger, a shameless pop visionary who sounds as if he has somehow contrived not to see Top Of The Pops in about twenty years.

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