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Kris Needs, MOJO, February 2008

SEPTEMBER 15, 1978, BIRMINGHAM. Blondie are on form tonight and they know it. Although the previous day's Manchester gig saw screaming adulation and post-gig mobbing, onstage gremlins took the shine off. Tonight they fire out future classics like 'Hanging On The Telephone' with top-of-the-game confidence and energy, Debbie Harry alternating between high-kicking dervish or simply glowing all in yellow, from socks to ape t-shirt presented by a fan.

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