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Dark and interesting corners: Rilo Kiley

Robert Sandall, Sunday Telegraph, 22 January 2005

MEETING HALF of the LA quartet Rilo Kiley in a London hotel, my first thought is how much nicer this pair are - as in more thoughtful, less preoccupied with their effect - than most of their Brit-rock equivalents. In fact, singer Jenny Lewis and drummer Jason Boesel admit to being a bit worried as to how their countrified story-songs detailing difficult relationships and the complicated sadnesses of grown-up living will play with the media circus over here.

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