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Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 21 March 2003

NOTHING CAPTURES the British public's imagination quite like a victorious underdog. A year ago Jessica, Kelli, Tony, Michelle and Kevin were rejected by the Popstars TV programme. Rather than go back to chip shops or office jobs or wherever they came from, they formed a group and made a mockery of wicked critics' "flopstars" taunts. Their Thinking It Over album has gone double platinum.

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