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Semisonic: Feeling Strangely Successful – At Last

Marc Weingarten, MOJO, February 1999

DAN WILSON received a hostile email late last year. "It was from a fan in Minneapolis who was basically writing to tell me it's all over," says the hunky front man for Minnesota pop trio Semisonic. "The guy was like, 'Gone are the days when we could see you at the 400 Bar [a popular watering hole located in Minneapolis' Dinkytown] in front of 25 people.' I guess success is a funny trade-off."

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