Dan Gennoe, dotmusic.co.uk, June 2004
WHEN FRENCH POP did the unthinkable and became cool, Phoenix found themselves on the ones to watch list. Disappointingly they never got off it. The carefree sunshine of their debut, 2000's United, had them tagged as post-club essentials and Air, Daft Punk and Modjo's obvious successors. The sales figures disagreed.
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