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Wire: Chairs Missing (Harvest SHSP 4093)

Jim Green, Trouser Press, January 1979

WIRE ARE disconcerting, laconic yet eloquent in fragmented visions, jarring even at their most accessible. They disdain cliché, pushing out the limits of rock; the easy way is too boring.

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