By Jon Caramanica
May 31, 2002 at 04:00 AM EDT

On a Wire

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On their third album, the Lawrence, Kan., emo kings temper nervous romantic energy with an overdue dose of contemplation. In their remarkably earnest songs — underscored by the odd power-ballad guitar and filtered vocal — special girls get their own shrines and hurt boys scratch their heads, wondering what went wrong. This is the group at their best, waiting for love that never materializes.

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