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Berlin: Love Life (Geffen); Missing Persons: Rhyme & Reason (Capitol)

J. Kordosh, Creem, August 1984

I'VE HAD this idea that women are — by and large — pretty lousy singers when it comes to rock music. Especially nowadays, when about the best you can expect is Toni Basil's chipmunk cheers. I don't think this is especially sexist — women can't do a lot of things (throw a baseball, donate sperm, and so on) particularly well. It's not their fault.

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