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U2: Uncle Sam's, Minneapolis MN

Laura Fissinger, Musician, July 1981

PRAISE FOR Ireland's U2 first spread through the U.K. press like head colds in autumn. Now with the American release of their debut LP, Boy, U2 have risen to the dizzying post of fave rookies in the colonies, too. Actually, they share the position with a rotating handful of other newborn British post-punkers like Teardrop Explodes, Echo and the Bunnymen and the Psychedelic Furs.

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