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Keane/Frankmusik: MEN Arena, Manchester

Stephen Dalton, Times, The, February 2009

KEANE HAVE SPENT much of their decade-long career as critical whipping boys, derided for their public school poshness and sweet, soppy, wholesome power ballads. Even the singer Tom Chaplin's spell in rehab for drink and drug problems in 2006 was mocked as a clumsy bid for rock-star credibility.

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