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The Flying Lizards

Flying Lizards, The

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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 ...

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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