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Critics pan it, public buys it


In February 1987 an article was syndicated by United Press International called New Age Music hits the big time. It is a treasure chest for all New Age music fans – but beware, you might get a little melancholic too. It is a statement about the sudden and massive popularity of new age music in the mid/late 1980s. Quote:

Critics pan New Age Music as compositionally inferior. Store owners don’t know where to display its album. People buy it.

Oh, do they buy it.

It goes like this:


Read it here.