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The Contortions: Buy The Contortions (Ze Records)

Ian Penman, New Musical Express, 5 January 1980

LIGHTBULBS FLASH dutifully o'er our heads, signifying but an insufficient brightness. We go sleepily about our business. Flashbulbs slash daily at our eyes, fulfilling narcissism. As the speed of youth-cultural life rapidly increases, we search ever more vainly for newer subjects to be turned into newer stars.

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