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Robyn Hitchcock: Globe of Frogs (A&M)

Jon Young, Musician, March 1988

EXALTED BY an adoring audience, rock 'n' roll cult figures frequently turn amusing quirks into annoying affectations. Happily, this isn't the case with Robyn Hitchcock, whose extended sojourn in the outer limits has enhanced his knack for making the bizarre sound reasonable. Perhaps it shouldn't even seem odd he's finally conned a major U.S. label into sponsoring his effusions.

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