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Sade Is A Group

Sylvie Simmons, Creem, May 1986

EIGHT MILLION copies the first album sold — Diamond Life, sultry pop, Martini-ad jazz, not really the stuff of eight million copies. Some of those eight million selling in Britain I can understand; stranger things — singing nuns, whistling cowboys, warbling castrato choir boys — have made it here to number one. But America? Harder to figure out.

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