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Robert Fripp: The Sexual Athlete

Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, 1 September 1973

ROBERT FRIPP paused in a virtuoso display of cross-picking on Francisco Tarrega's 'Recuerdos de la Alhambra', the interlude music he'd chosen between the two parts of this conversation, and remarked: "I'd have thought that the readers of NME would have been more interested in the sordid and, may I say, high spiritual aspects of my love-life than in what feeble words might be used to describe the music – since the music is there to be listened to and my love-life is not there to be seen."

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