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The Kooks: Junk of the Heart

Though they do come up, the troubles associated with the "junk of the heart" aren't what is taken away from this record. A sense of optimism along with some particularly ear-grabbing hooks are instead what linger.

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The Kooks + The Morning Benders

Please do not assume that the Kooks are backward glancing nostalgia mongers. Rather, place them as purveyors of timeless music, stuck firmly in the continuum of British rock performers such as Donovan, the aforementioned Kinks, the Stones, and the Yardbirds

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The Kooks: Konk

The Kooks step into Ray Davies' studio, name an album after it, and come away with a disc full of punchy riffs, chords, and provocative lyrics.

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