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The Dears: Electric Ballroom, London

Simon Price, The Independent, 6 February 2005

"WE ARE The Dears, from Montreal, Canada," says Murray Lightburn, by way of coy, unnecessary introduction. "We're a long way from home. We'd like to thank you for coming out tonight. This is a momentous night for us. We want to thank you from here…" He places his palm on his heart. "From here..." He points a finger-pistol to his temple. "And from here..." He grabs his crotch, Jacko-style.

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