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Falco: Falco³ (A&M)

Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 10 April 1986

IF FALCO had disappeared after his 1981 hit 'Der Kommissar', future archivists could have memorialized the Austrian singer on some Eurotrosh Volume II compilation, and twenty years from now he'd be regarded as fondly as mid-Sixties comets like the Standells, the Music Machine and the Count Five are today. But one-hit wonders, like boxers and dictators, rarely retire gracefully. Falco's third album is convincing only as an argument for toughening this country's import-export laws.

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