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Semisonic: Finding Joy through Pain and Difficulty

Chris Roberts, Uncut, December 1998

DAN WILSON is greeted at the New York offices of Semisonic's record company like a conquering hero. My brief audience with him is constantly interrupted by well-wishers and flesh-pressers. His trio's second album, Feeling Strangely Fine, has gone gold in America, and the single, 'Closing Time', has become something of an alt. rock anthem.

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