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Dashboard Confessional: Metro, London

Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 20 January 2003

CRAMMED INTO THE SMALL SPACE in front of the Metro's stage were about 150 people, and half of them seemed to know every word to Dashboard Confessional's songs. Even though a few were evidently itinerant Americans — tanking up on Grolsch and shouting esoteric slogans comprehensible only to those born under the stars and stripes — it was a bizarre experience for a band that is hardly a household name.

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