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Grace Jones: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Richard Williams, The Times, 9 October 1981

AN AMAZONIAN former mannequin of Jamaican extraction, Grace Jones has become the toast of the jeunesse dorée lately arisen from the ashes of late-Seventies punk depression and now to be found haunting the cocktail bars of the new Covent Garden. Fancying themselves as hard, hedonistic and upwardly mobile, its members find in her detached exoticism the perfect image of their dreams.

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