The Smiths: Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles CA
Mark Rowland, Billboard, 27 September 1986
SMITHSMANIA HAS yet to erupt here on the scale that it has in England, the quartet's home. But if reaction to the second of two nearly sold-out crowds at the Universal Amphitheatre is any gauge, it won't be long before the Smiths' U.S. appeal becomes decidedly arena-size.
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