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Mai Tai: History (Virgin V2359) ***

Chris Roberts, Sounds, 6 July 1985

FOR YOUR inflammation, a Mai-Tai is a complex cocktail involving rum, tequila and various other terribly sinful fluids, but Dutch girls Caroline, Mildred and Jetty (five stars for the names and six for the grins) gush forth with simple and straightforward soul structures. On 'History', which improves each time you hear it, they get the old-style Sister Sledge thrills down with textbook accuracy and some subliminal fire, but the rest of the tracks follow the formula with less flair.

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