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Sometimes Pleasure Heads Must Burn - A Manhattan Melodrama starring the Birthday Party

Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 17 October 1981

IT'S A CHILL, exposed night in New York City. The East Coast has only just recovered from a week of torrential rains, and winds sweeping up the island’s avenues from Battery Park to Harlem threaten more.

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