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The Raveonettes: Good Things Come To Those Who Wait

Ken Scrudato, SOMA, February 2008

THEY WERE a glorious sight, appearing gorgeously on the horizon. Modern day Vikings, they came from the land of Hamlet, pastry and strikingly progressive politics not to plunder but to enlighten. They joined a small band of our own revolutionaries led by the likes of Karen O and Carlos D, those fighting to reverse the cultural regression wrought upon this land by a seemingly endless string of mopey, badly styled clans of college dudes with guitars.

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