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Ofra Haza: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Jane Solanas, New Musical Express, 16 April 1988

NOT A hip-hop victim in sight, and still Ofra Haza sold out the QEH. Israel's most successful pop star drew a crowd which consisted of Jewish families, South Bank yuppies and a particularly slimey-looking press and PR corps. It was the latter who registered alarm when Ofra Haza's concert swiftly became a Yemenite knees-up.

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