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Grace Jones: Warm Leatherette (Island ILPS9592)

Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, August 1980

THIS ALMOST defies weirdness. Grace Jones is an awfully tacky disco singer next to whom the B-52's women look tasteful. Warm Leatherette's musicians are reggae and session luminaries; recording was done in Nassau, with Island head Chris Blackwell co-producing.

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