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Grandaddy: Bristol University

Stephen Dalton, The Times, 5 February 2001

EMERGING from the California hinterlands four years ago, Grandaddy embody a diversion from prevailing trends in America's so-called alternative rock community. Not for songwriter Jason Lytle the macho posturing and hip-hop fusion which now dominate mainstream rock. Nor does he plough some dissonant underground furrow either. Instead, he and his team have conceived an engaging mixture of organic and electronic sounds, sublime melodies and wistful lyrics.

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