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Andrew Bird: Break It Yourself/The Dirty Three: Toward the Low Sun (both Bella Union)

James Medd, The Word, April 2012

AS A RULE, violins have no place in rock. Fairport Convention went wrong at Liege & Lief, ELO were all about the synths and 'Geno' is worth ten 'Come On Eileen's.

Total word count of piece: 737


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