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Talking Heads: Hammersmith Palais, London

Mick Brown, Guardian, The, 3 December 1980

DESPITE HAVING sold barely enough records in Britain in the past to cover printing costs, and despite their live performances sometimes resembling a well-kept secret, the American group Talking Heads have quietly established themselves as one of the most absorbing and influential of bands in contemporary rock.

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