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Liberty X: Hammersmith Apollo

Lisa Verrico, The Times, 24 March 2003

SOMETIMES it really is the taking part, not the winning, that counts. Liberty X — the five former Popstars contestants who just missed out on joining Hear'say — are proof of that. With their TV show rivals already forgotten, a string of hit singles, a double platinum-selling debut album and a Brit, the "Flopstars" are the luckiest losers in the charts.

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