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08 February 2004
The Young Antiques, Clockworker (Two Sheds)
Competent adult-contemporary pop that should please those who still enjoy watching VH-1 for its videos. Nothing very remarkable about this lightweight group, but nothing terribly wrong with it either. Pointless enough to put on in the car when you don't really care about what you're listening to yet good enough to cock an ear towards at the right moment. Basically it's a mass of indifferent pop that will leave the audience feeling the same after it's done. However, "Radio Kill Radio" is a dumb bit of a stumble coming from a band as plain vanilla as this. Angst from The Young Antiques? Surely you must be joking.
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