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Republic

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Republic

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Qwest, Warner Bros.
genre:
Pop, Rock

We gave it a B-

Britain’s godfathers of techno have sanitized the machine-gun drumbeats and haunted bellows that kicked bodies onto the dance floor with singles like 1983’s ”Blue Monday.” The result on Republic is generic British pop that will fit snugly between Jesus Jones or EMF on your local FM radio station. Not a bad thing, but longtime fans might want to add coffee to speed things up a bit. B-

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