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Fall Out Boy: Mania

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 19 January 2018

MANY A BAND has stumbled trying to take a cult following with them into the uber-mainstream. However, since re-forming in 2013, Fall Out Boy have edged further away from their emo/pop-punk roots while continuing to top the US charts. Yet last year's single 'Young and Menace' — a venture into EDM that referenced Britney Spears's 'Oops! … I Did It Again' — misfired so badly that Mania was hastily rerecorded.

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