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Kid Creole & the Coconuts: Le Palace, Paris

Richard Williams, The Times, 23 October 1980

POP MUSIC may have been born free, but it was quickly enslaved by commercial interests; perhaps we should not be surprised that genuinely original vision are treated with the utmost suspicion by those cautious people who determine what the public shall hear on records and on the radio. That is the explanation for the prolonged obscurity of August Darnell, who has a new story and has been struggling to tell it for several years.

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