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The Libertines : Up The Bracket
...an unholy row a million times better than 'What A Waster'...
Crack open the London Pride and get the absinthe flowing then, 'cos 'Up The Bracket' is an unholy row a million times better than 'What A Waster'. Pete'n'Carl burble insanely about "Two shallow men up the Cally Road" whilst ex-Clash chap Mick Jones rebuilds their punk rock rumble with a tenth gear attached. Get these musket-toting Chas'n'Dave loving herberts back on our screens again quick! Do you hear me, you drop-outs?
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Colorado songwriter mixes obscenity and emotional heft with huge pop melodies