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Second Comings: The Klaxons and the Struggle to Follow Up a Hit Debut Album

Pete Paphides, Times, The, 27 March 2009

IT TAKES SOME doing to instigate a backlash from your fans without actually releasing a record. Yet this month, by revealing that their record company, Polydor, had asked them to rerecord some of their album, that appears to be exactly what Klaxons have done. "We've made a really dense, psychedelic record," said an eerily contrite Jamie Reynolds, the band's singer and bassist, "and it isn't the right thing for us, I understand and know that. First and foremost we're a pop band. I haven't thought about that for a long time, and now it's in the forefront of my mind."

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