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The Chameleons: Strange Times

Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, 20 September 1986

HOW DO YOU handle the restrictions of being a straight rock band? You avoid perpetrating the obvious, divert energies down peculiar and radical directions, deviate slightly from the process for emphasis, and establish your crucial, shaping cleverness. So we have Strange Times, The Chameleons' third album, and a marvellous departure.

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