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PINK – Feel Good Time
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I certainly would not have wanted to be the person to write the main song for the Charlie’s Angels sequel. How do you even get close to both the outstanding brilliance of Independent Woman Part 1 or indeed how do you dovetail the fun of the son[…]

DJ FORMAT – The Hit Song
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DJ FORMAT – The Hit Song
In which yet another one of those incessant stream of turntablists hooks up with a lousy no mark MC to make a hip-hop record. DJ Format is a UK turntablist, for which read someone who wants to be in hip-hop but realised[…]

Liz Phair-Hot White Cum (HWC)
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Liz Phair-Hot White Cum (HWC)
It sounds like an 80s sit com, and the lyrics aren’t nearly as dirty or poignant as they used to be. I expected some small punk novelty, like Avril gone porno, it is the safest of the safe, and that counts all of […]

RUFFUS – “Eighties Comin’ Back”
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RUFFUS – “Eighties Comin’ Back”
Letter perfect Steely-Dan-in-chart-po(m)p-mode, made all the more outrageously decadent and out of place this year by the indescipherable (English) lyrics which remain opaque even after a dozen […]

Here is a poll
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Here is a poll by which you can help me choose which tracks to play at Wednesday night’s FREAKY TRIGGER CLUB NIGHT (see front page for details). Vote for any you would like to hear, if you’re coming, and any you’d like to inflict on[…]

NOT POP-EYE 22/6/03
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NOT POP-EYE 22/6/03
Evanescence are still number one. What does this mean? Well first of all it means that lovers of novelty singles will be disappointed. The Fast Food Rockers (its a bit of fun, we’re actually pro-healthy eating) and their gar[…]

Blink 182-Adams Song
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Blink 182-Adams Song
Punk hates itself as much as it hates the world, the adolescent anger that fuels it becomes self loathing with very little provocation. Suicide is not unknown, and other behaviors that are so self destructive that they become […]

SIOBAHN O’DONAGHY – Overrated
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SIOBAHN O’DONAGHY – Overrated
Calling your first single overrated is inviting the critic to give you a good kicking. Unless of course no-one rates at all. The odd thing about this song from the Sugababe wot left (was pushed, girls can be […]

GRAM PARSONS
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GRAM PARSONS
Hmm, the clue to his drugs habit was in his name wasn’t it?[…]

TOM’S TOP TWELVE
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TOM’S TOP TWELVE
TATU – “Ne Ver’ Ne Bojsia”
TES – “New New York”
PET SHOP BOYS – “Try It (I’m In Love With A Married Man)”
LB – “Jealous Guy”
CAPLETON – &[…]

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