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Deee-Lite: Trio De Janeiro

James Brown, New Musical Express, 9 February 1991

Pop music isn't all lying around the pool with GUNS N'ROSES, frugging with PRINCE and getting pissed (on) with the MONDAYS. Except, that is, in Rio. The all-star blast that even the Gulf War couldn't dampen, Rock In Rio 2 surpassed expectations as rock's ruling elite rubbed shoulder pads with grubby young guns galore. With precious little regard for personal safety in these troubled times, JAMES BROWN volunteered to make the trip, where he did all the above and swopped world solutions with dippy hippy hit folk DEEE LITE.

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