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The Streets: Irving Plaza, New York City

Devon Powers, PopMatters, 30 June 2004

LISTENING TO The Streets, one gets a clear indication that Mike Skinner is a punk. He's the kind of guy who'd borrow your car and probably bring it back with a ding, having somehow managed to get ketchup all over the passenger seat. He's a boyfriend who'd show up 45 minutes late to meet your parents; a friend who'd forget your birthday until the next day, or week; an employee who might take a liquid lunch and then nap through the rest of the day.

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