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The 1975

The 1975

Vagrant/Interscope
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October 18, 2013

The 1975 could use some enunciation lessons and an editor: Their debut, a Top 40 hit in America, is a long, often inscrutable set that rifles through synth-rock references like Neon Trees doing a poor M83 impression. Their would-be smash, "Sex," is LCD Soundsystem's "All My Friends" via the Killers' "Somebody Told Me," but the LP mostly forces unconvincing emo lyrics into a bloopy 1980s package.

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