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Imagination: Royal Albert Hall, London

Caroline Sullivan, Melody Maker, 7 June 1986

FOR ME, the high point of the set by this precision-dancing disco collective was the moment when Leee slipped off his gold lame jacket to display the tenaciously-clinging plastic jumpsuit underneath. The left trouser-leg was missing, and the sight of the exposed limb elicited a sudden series of bloodcurdling screams from the four Sharons to my left. After this cathartic experience, everything else, including the music, had to be an anti-climax.

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