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Thomas Dolby: The Flat Earth (Parlophone)

Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 11 February 1984

ANYBODY WHO'D put Magnus Pyke in one of their videos has to be a gimmick merchant, right? Though Thomas Dolby scored a hit in all sorts of places with 'She Blinded Me With Science', he's still viewed as some sort of laboratory specimen in Britain, the Brainiac of pop.

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