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Manhattan Transfer: Biba Rainbow Room, London

Philip Norman, Times, The, 21 August 1975

EVEN AS the bright entrails of Biba are being picked over by sale crowds, its Rainbow Restaurant offers Manhattan Transfer, the newest fashionable rock group, inviting us to believe that everything in Biba land is still as it used to be. The invitation cards are thick, yellow and opulent, as of old. Only the price (£4.50. including "light buffet") betrays what a cold wind now blows through Kensington High Street.

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