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Janet Jackson: Wembley Arena, London

Paul Elliott, Sounds, 27 October 1990

HER ENTRANCE is right out of a Boxing Day magic show. A pedestal rises 20 feet from the lip of the stage and Janet appears at its top. Head to toe in black, she descends frozen in a salute, then melts and dances as the drums kick in.

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