Scottish Power - Paradiso 1982

There was only one reliable thing about a Scars performance - the quartz precision of the rhythm section which underpinned both the flights of fantasy and the bouts of misguided depression. And after the set, before the analysis (and sometimes the accusations) kicked in, there was some time for John and Steve to cool their jets, as witnessed here in Amsterdam. This evening the dressing room was graced by the presence of Stan, Theatre of Hate's bassist ("just in from Berlin, how ya doing") - phew, rock'n'roll!

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