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Afghan Whigs: How Usher Helped Revive '90s Alt-Rock Heroes Afghan Whigs

Jeff Weiss, LA Weekly, 4 May 2017

WHEN THE AFGHAN WHIGS DISSOLVED in 2001, no one would have guessed that Usher would be the catalyst for their reunion — Usher being the Atlanta R&B lothario behind 'U Remind Me', Afghan Whigs being the alt-rock, soul and punk fusionists behind some of the '90s' best and most carnally fueled guitar records.

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