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Penseur in Patchy Light: David Cunningham…

Interview by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 25 November 1978

is either a 3-time loser looking for a way out, OR......An entrepreneurial polymath looking for a way in. ...

The Flying Lizards: The Flying Lizards (Virgin)

Review by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, 2 February 1980

CHEWING ON a typically hilarious John Cage memoir, digesting the Formalist perfection, the Formalist splendour, I realise that absolutely nothing is demonstrated beyond the demonstration ...

The Flying Lizards: The Flying Lizards (Virgin)

Review by Jon Savage, Melody Maker, 2 February 1980

WHY DID THE hit maker make an LP? Because it was expected of him. Slips down easy. ...

The Flying Lizards: The Flying Lizards (Virgin) **½

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, 2 February 1980

SOME TIME ago, American journalist and alliterator Tom Wolfe wrote an essay, 'The Painted Word', on the world of post-war American painting. ...

Flying Lizards: TV

Review by Penny Valentine, Creem, May 1980

IT LOOKS LIKE the Flying Lizards are going to have their third hit in a row with 'TV'. Out a few days and it already ...

Flying Lizards: The Final Battle Starts Here

Interview by Mick Sinclair, ZigZag, September 1984

They came from outer town. They claimed to be our friends. But Mick Sinclair kept his hamsters home regardless. ...

The Flying Lizards: The Fourth Wall (RPM)

Sleeve notes by Kieron Tyler, RPM Records, September 2010

THE PUNK BOOM opened doors and ears, allowing the off the wall, the experimental and the challenging a platform. Much of what leaked out has ...

Killer Riffs: A Guide to Parody in Popular Music

Essay by Simon Reynolds, Pitchfork, 19 October 2016

From the Residents' freakish Beatles sendups, to Spinal Tap's meta-metal escapades, to the gastronomic goofs of "Weird Al", a chronicle of those who have turned ...


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