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I Want You Black: How Jacko's debut still has the power to thrill

Simon Warner, Rock's Backpages, 1 July 2009

OVER A LIFE-TIME, there are a number of those stop-you-in-your-tracks musical moments that seem to tattoo your soul. And, in a sense, those ear-turning songs that catch our attention and leave an indelible mark, tell our own individual stories: they mark out our childhood, schooldays, adolescence, first romance, leaving home, our years at college and so on.

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