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Title: Frankie Goes To Hollywood at the Camden Palace
Author: Paolo Hewitt

FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD at the Camden Palace — Two songs only, nine inches of space to fill and so… best to go to it! In a time of restraint and restriction, grey clouds and dull skies, Frankie’s onstage excess — a vivid explosion (like their single) of sex, colour and abandon, a mixing up of gender and genitals with no shame, but wicked smiles — is a welcome move against the current complacency.

Only two songs, a touching ‘Ferry Across The Mersey’, harmonies intact, matched by the relentless pulse of ‘Relax’, a nerve filled epic of tension and desire, matched by their costumes and actions.

Enthralling, there should have been more.