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Island Records: Treasure Island

Lenny Kaye, Hit Parader, January 1975

GIVEN THE commercial restrictions of the business we call music, it is the rare record company that is willing to lay itself on the line and risk all on showcasing the experimental and hitherto-unproven. Once in a while, however, through a curious amalgamation of personnel, philosophy, and just plain time-place insertion, a label often rises to find itself quite unconsciously in the very vanguard of artistic taste and conception.

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