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Supertramp: ...Famous Last Words... (A&M)

Richard Riegel, Creem, April 1983

MANY' FINE nouns come to me whenever I think of Supertramp, and most of the printable ones can be found in the section of my thesaurus which begins with "toady" and "sycophant." I once credited James Taylor and Seals & Croft with the most obsequious, spineless "pop music" ever whined into my face (and into America's record-buying hearts), but at least they had excuses for their jellyhood: Taylor had already suffered the twin-filleting indignities of prep school and heroin addiction, while S & C were apparently whining in synch with some religious fanaticism centered upon folkie jai-alai and secret bald-pates.

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