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The Belle Stars: The Belle Stars (Stiff)

Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 5 February 1983

WOMEN IN ROCK – a further note. It must be hard being a Belle Star. Not only do you have to squeeze your soles inside some of the more painful footwear man (sic) has devised, you have to witness your honest revisions of Motown and Red Bird memories get lambasted while the likes of ABC and Dexys win hosannas for their slavishly disguised retreads.

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