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Faust: Faust IV

Ed Jones, Cracker, November 1973

I WAS SURPRISED when Faust's third album, The Faust Tapes, became a chart hit (even at only 48p.) because it seemed so wilfully arbitrary and unseductive. But then maybe at that price it was worth the risk to try a spot of that avant-garde Euro-Rock.

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