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Horslips: The Man Who Built America (DJM)

Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 13 January 1979

HORSLIPS' RECORDING career has been, to say the least, erratic: moments of inventive brilliance meshed with frequent mediocrity. But, at long last, they have emerged from their congenial Irish retreat with what is arguably their finest and most consistent musical piece.

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