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Alan Vega: Collision Drive (Celluloid)

Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 1981

AS THE mercurial ‘Jukebox Babe’ starts to makes its steady impact as a 12-inch, here is an even grittier reinterpretation of The Great American Rock ‘N’ Roll Dream, featuring this time not the mysterious Phil Hawk but a full garage-style rockabilly band, replete with drums and bass guitar.

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