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They write anthems and sing them like Elastica
bits of Coxon’s Blur (circa ’96), New Order’s ‘Ceremony’ and – ooh, er – Britpop cult heroes Echobelly and Sleeper is beside the point, because like all those acts, they know their way around a pop hook like they know their way around their collection of ‘Shine’ compilations, and the results
are nothing short of splendorous. The quartet write anthems, and they sing them like Elastica used to sing them. Their eyes are wide open and they want you to sing along proudly with them. Are you in?
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