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Tom Verlaine: Tom Verlaine (Elektra Import) ***

Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 8 September 1979

IMAGINATIVE TITLE, eh? Nah, but hand it to him for resilience, you really thought you'd seen the last of teevee after the hostile critics were allowed by their indulgent editors to savage Television's second recorded musical Adventure, which sensitive human beings who saw beyond the red vinyl will have realised was an album that in reality bore no resemblance to the azoic lump of junk it was painted to be.

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