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Duran Duran: OH! You Pretty Things From Planet Earth

Toby Goldstein, Creem, January 1983

WE JOURNALISTS like to believe our opinions are graven in stone. Let's face it, in the global scheme of things, the relative power of a critic's poison pen is rather limp. It ain't gonna lower the price of a gallon of gas or revamp foreign policy. So we get our kicks playing deity with those benighted souls who think they're going to earn a living and create great art by recording rock 'n' roll.

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