Forced to sit out Britpop 2 on account of being, erm, Canadian, The Dears are clearly as perplexed as room service at the Savoy following a request from David Gest…

We don’t like it when bands progress, it makes our jobs far harder. Imagine our horror then as we slipped the new Dears single on, expecting to find another lost…

Hey, it’s The Dears! Remember them? Six-strong Montreal miserablists? Purveyors of irresistibly doomy yet utterly romantic pop? Blur fanatics and, following his seal-clubbing boycott, Canada’s Morrissey methadone? Well, after a…

OH DEARS

Last minute cancellation – but the gig will now take place in July…