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Robbie Nevil: Robbie Nevil (Manhattan Records)

Laura Fissinger, Rolling Stone, 12 February 1987

MY BEEF with Robbie Nevil is such a stock critic's kvetch that it seems only mannerly to preface it with kudos and huzzahs. Which, by the way, this debut effort deserves. Actually, Nevil has been rattling around the music business for years, as an L.A. session guitarist and as a songwriter for the likes of El DeBarge and Al Jarreau. Now he's going to be a big deal under his own banner.

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