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Nada Surf: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 30 March 2006

OCCASIONALLY, an unknown band will be booked into a support slot months in advance, have a hit in the meantime and on the night find themselves bigger than the headliners. Tonight the Feeling are that band — thanks to their ubiquitous easy-listening hit 'Sewn', which recently charted at 7 (66 places higher than Nada Surf's biggest UK single). There were 1,000 ready-made backing vocalists for its drippy "na-na-na" chorus, and as their set closed, there was a palpable end-of-the-evening feel.

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