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Buried in Verona: Notorious

Despite adding two new guitarists and a new bassist in advance of their third album, the best and most distinctive thing about Buried in Verona is still Brett Anderson's powerful shouted vocals.

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Biggie Gives Us One More Chance

Biggie Smalls' mythology hasn't afforded him a dreamy endgame à la Tupac or Elvis. Nobody imagines Biggie pulling the ultimate Machiavellian coup by making the world believe he's dead while he's secretly chillin' in Jamaica.

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Notorious

Notorious looks back on the day when hip-hop was coming into its seeming own, when telling stories was a way to make order from chaos, as well as money and, as Biggie saw it, mo problems.

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