Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • Journeys to Glory [Chrysalis, 1981] C

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Journeys to Glory [Chrysalis, 1981]
Thoughts while hearing "To Cut a Long Story Short" at Hurrah the week before it closed: (1) Eighteen months ago, any "rock" DJ who spun a disco disc replete with kick-drum, syn-wash, and voice-pomp would have risked a lynching. (2) "Question," the title of the Moody Blues' best (only good) song, is the catchword of Spandau's best song. What is the answer? C