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Essra Mohawk: Essra (Private Stock).

Michael Watts, Melody Maker, 14 May 1977

THE LAST album (on Asylum) was simply called Essra Mohawk. Now, by way of Essra, a title whose warmer, more personal implication is complemented by a total change of image, the ethereal girl on the sleeve of Essra Mohawk, poised nude and nymph-like on a rock, is replaced by a sophisticated vamp, hair coiffeured, cheekbones shaded, and cigarette glowing redly. The impulse behind this cliché, of course, is purely commercial.

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