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Steely Dan: Katy Lied

Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 5 April 1975

THIS ALBUM worries me. It worries me because so much of the music here is so blatantly lacklustre compared with the exhilaratingly high standards already set by Steely Dan – the lyrics often perplexing and inconsequential. the musicianship just as often tardily professional in the appreciably arch-sessionman style

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