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Was Not Was: Born To Laugh At Tornadoes (Geffen)

Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 6 November 1983

AMERICA HAS been dressed by improper minds. Corralling the year's important American records – Swordfishtrombones, Girl At Her Volcano, Burlap And Satin and Born To Laugh At Tornadoes – pieces together a land that only exists in dissatisfied and regretful imaginations. All are celebrations of America, but the country they humorously cherish isn't there. The composers are exiles at home.

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