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Wasn’t 2004 the year that we were all supposed to get very excited about Hal? Hmm, don’t remember them rocking my world with that one single.
Phil Udell, 24 Jan 2005
Wasn’t 2004 the year that we were all supposed to get very excited about Hal? Hmm, don’t remember them rocking my world with that one single. They’re still floating around in a perfectly pleasant yet rather dull way. There’s an album coming so maybe that’ll be what makes the difference. Until then, no thanks.
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