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Dire Straits: Rock Garden, London

Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 21 January 1978

THE SUPPORT band at the Rock Garden sweatshop were new wavers Cheap Stars. One of their songs, all of which lasted the statutory two minutes, was called 'It's Obvious'. I'm sorry to say this summed up their music for me. But Dire Straits were a different proposition.

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