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SOS Band: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, 13 December 1986

WE WEAVE a path through the wellie-wearers, unable to grasp how speechlessly bad this is. The beauty is beaten into beastliness and enjoys the experience; to the accompaniment of whistles and horns, the favoured mouth organs of the blindly desperate proletariat, the stealthy dark horse that was The SOS Band lumbers into the murky middle of the water-jump and drowns.

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