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INXS: Kick

John Pidgeon, Classic Albums (BBC Books), 1991

Kick and, specifically, the irresistibly rhythmic rock of 'Need You Tonight' turned Australia's INXS into a world-wide success overnight, except overnight success doesn't happen to a band that's already released five albums and started out playing in pubs 10 years before.

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