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Groove Armada: Brixton Academy, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 16 December 2002

AT FIVE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT, two stiletto-booted teenage girls were scurrying toward Brixton Academy, clutching each other's hands, as if Nonentity from Pop Idol awaited on the other side of the door. The surprising focus of their excitement, and that of scores of other adolescent-looking females, was Groove Armada —a teacherly chill-out duo for whom the term "Another cup of tea, gentlemen?" could have been coined.

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