Toby Goldstein, Trouser Press, January 1982
TOM VERLAINE is looking for clues in an interior landscape, signposts that just might point the way to some inescapable Truth. "You don't respond to having strong dreams? You're frightened of them? Like how? Hmmm." It's not that Verlaine aims to turn a Warner Bros. conference room into a nether outpost of Carl Jung, but he's genuinely interested in translucent thoughts.
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