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Robert Wyatt: Mid-Eighties (Rough Trade R2952 CD)

Ian Penman, The Wire, April 1993

AT TIMES during the last ten years you might have wondered why Robert Wyatt didn't simply junk music and park outside supermarkets; his solemn Spartist songs the equivalent of those hard-left newsheets everyone agrees with in principle but no one wants to peruse.

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