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Donald Fagen: Former Steely Dan Member On His New Album

Andy Gill, The Independent, 19 March 2006

IN THE BRUTAL world of American football, teams often employ what they call a "hurry-up offense", a series of plays they can run quickly when time is running out. You don't need to meet Donald Fagen – a hunched, thin and angular presence, the antithesis of "sporty" – in person to realise he's not exactly Mr Hurry-Up. You just have to check his release schedule, which makes even such leisurely operators as Kate Bush and The Blue Nile seem like feverish paragons of industry.

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