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Jean Carne: You're A Part Of Me (RCA LP/cassette/CD)

Mark Sinker, New Musical Express, 5 March 1988

IT'S A SECRET inland sea, this late-nite soul: and Jean Carne's voice is an inlet in that sea, away from the wrong of the world. Flight from care, a langourous drift out off the coast of rational explanation. You've heard all these words before ("Oh, take away these vibrations/Take away the part/Take away the complications/Take away this heart"). You know the terms, the turns, the notes, the rhythms, the dulled gold tension, the relaxed lusts, the lazy resistance. You know what you'll get.

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