Randy Newman: Standing Up For The Small Man
Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, 8 December 1979
THERE ARE hotels and there are hotels. And then there are hotels like Claridge's, an elegant art deco reminder of the pre-war age of luxury travel, where money doesn't scream, it whispers, and you can smell the polish on the desk clerk's shoes almost, but not quite, before he can smell the shit on yours.
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