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Annette Peacock: The Perfect Release (Aura)

Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 3 November 1979

ANNETTE PEACOCK is, I am reliably informed, very well thought of in bohemian circles. This is unsurprising, the surprise being only that her work is not more highly regarded elsewhere. She reduces classifications and stereotypes to so much rubble, switching from speech to song and structure to free-form as most people move from sitting to standing, lectures and muses on sex, economics and survival in the some cool, caustic and loving tones, brings a formidable intelligence to bear on matters of the heart and loins and an equally formidable sensuality to topics cultural and political.

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