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Maroon 5: It Won't Be Soon Before Long

Alfred Soto, Stylus, 31 May 2007

CADDISHNESS IS ONE of the few character flaws that the pop and indie universes afford the proper respect. For a while in the '90s it exerted a glamour that proved irresistible to characters as disparate as Dean Wareham and Stephen Malkmus, both of whom depended on their smarts to coat their most trenchant volleys in the sex wars with the melodic prettiness and croaked vocals no girl (or boy) can resist.

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