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Detective: Watching The Detective

Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 18 March 1978

LOS ANGELES is a city full of Englishmen and Anglophiles. British bands don't play here any more, they live here. Londoners hanging out at the Rinabow Rooms on the arms of expensive escorts; provincials posing for the paparazzi; Northerners angling for the cover of the National Enquirer. A core of elite colonialists fleeing from a shattered Empire to the sun, burning while Britain fiddles.

Total word count of piece: 2039


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