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OK Go: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 11 June 2003

WITH THE STROKES at one end of the spectrum and Busted at the other, powerpop is gradually replacing dance music as the chief currency in pop. It isn't so much a revolution as a takeover by stealth. Because of the movement's embarrassing early days — thin ties, electric-shock hairdos, songs about motor vehicles — powerpop fans have stayed largely underground.

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