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Shalamar: The Second Time Around

Paolo Hewitt, Melody Maker, 18 December 1982

LATE LAST March, under the advice of a close friend, Jeffrey Daniels, one third of a group called Shalamar, took a walk down the Kings Road. His reason for doing so was simple. Jeffrey Daniels was in search of an identity. Inspired by the look and sound of so many new British groups – people like Boy George, Haysi Fantayzee and Bananarama – Jeffrey had decided to carve out his own particular niche.

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