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The Move: Looking On/Message From the Country

John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, 14 October 1971

WHEN LAST we glimpsed The Move in these pages they had recently completed what was without the slightest glimmer of doubt the finest English rock album of 1970, Shazam, wherein, sounding like the unutterably spaced grandchildren of 1966 Byrds and 1968 Cream with touches of 1920 English music-hall and eternal showbiz stirred in, they made even such molehills as Tom Paxton’s polite little 'The Last Thing On My Mind' and a 1964 Shadows hit, 'Don’t Make My Baby Blue', into musical mountains.

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