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M83: Scala, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 21 May 2005

DESPITE THE INADVERTENT HILARITY France is likely to contribute to Eurovision, it has been unfashionable for several years to accuse the French of pop ineptitude. Electronica acts like Air and a host of rappers have given the country reason to hold its head up, even if, outside strictly-defined dance boundaries, they still know as much about rock as we do about coordinating accessories.

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