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Lindisfarne Tell All

Keith Altham, Record Mirror, 11 March 1972

DEFINING Lindisfarne's success is rather like pulling the wings off a butterfly at present but there seems little doubt after having seen them on stage or listened to their albums it has something to do with their apparent vulnerability – they are possibly the first of the great UN-super groups who have based their appeal on being of the people – not perfect and proud of it as their early album titled Nicely Out Of Tune might suggest.

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