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Yazz: City Hall, Sheffield

Caroline Sullivan, Melody Maker, 6 May 1989

THE NEWS Of The World was uppermost in my mind as a deafening, amphetamined version of the Batman theme presaged Yazz's arrival. Did you see those before 'n' after pix in their magazine a couple of Sundays ago? Yazz '85, was a sepia madonna; by 1988 she'd paled to a creamy beige. The massed press in Row M was buzzing interestedly about it. The fellow from The Scum said that it was all done with lighting.

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