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Elvis Costello: Royalty Theatre, London

David Quantick, New Musical Express, 29 November 1986

HALFWAY THROUGH 'Watching The Detectives', there is a small fight. When it has been amicably concluded, the thin man in the Buddy Holly specs, striped button-down shirt and shabby grey suit grins and says, "I thought it was 1978 for a second!"

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