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The Dears: The Cockpit, Leeds

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 27 October 2006

IN THE DAYS WHEN Bryan Adams bestrode the charts, Canadian music was a credibility free zone. So much so that the Dears' frontman Murray Lightburn left for London, clutching a demo and hoping to encounter Blur's Graham Coxon.

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