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Lionel Richie: Dancing on the Ceiling

Anthony DeCurtis, Rolling Stone, 6 November 1986

Lionel Richie will never surprise you. His triumph has been his ability to turn conservative dependability into a commercial, and at times even an aesthetic, virtue. If he's rarely galvanizing, he's never less than accomplished, and Dancing on the Ceiling sets an impressive standard for mainstream pop craft in the Eighties.

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