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Art Brut

Andrew Purcell, The Big Takeover, June 2006

ART BRUT'S guitars lean against gently buzzing amplifiers as the back room of Brooklyn's Sound Fix Records slowly clears out. The penultimate gig of their third US tour has just ended, like all the others, with a joyous singalong of 'Good Weekend's refrain and a list of the band's heroes: "Jeffrey Lewis – Top Of The Pops, Jonathan Richman – Top Of The Pops..."

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