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Chumbawamba: Tubthumper

Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, 30 August 1997

DOES ANYONE think it remotely strange, in an age when the biggest rock star in Britain goes for drinks at Number 10, and sings at benefits for striking dockers with other pop star mates, that there is probably less politics in pop music now than at any time since punk?

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