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Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, January 1979

AS BILLY MARTIN once put it, "I feel very strongly both ways." Although Devo's cosmic significance may truly compare with that of yesterday's toast, they seem to be the only group to emerge from the debris of the new wave with any sort of connection to Roxy Music, possibly the most forward-looking group of the early '70s.

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