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Basia: Victoria Palace Theatre, London

Mat Snow, Sounds, 7 November 1987

THE REAL performance tonight started two-thirds of the way through Basia's set. When she announced a medley of songs by her favourite singer, Aretha Franklin, I shuddered. Compare yourself to a lion and you're bound to sound like a mouse.

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