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RetroGirls β€” Do I smell a new trend?

Posted in Artist, Pop culture with tags , , , , , , , , on March 13, 2008 by Andy

So for the past few weeks, I’ve been enjoying a slight guilty pleasure β€” The Pipettes. If you don’t know them, you should. They’re completely a “manufactured” band (which can be awful, cf. Spice Girls, or surprisingly good, cf. The Monkees), cast from the same mold as the Ronettes or the Shangri-Las. In other words, there’s a producer, who plugs people (in this case, cute girls) into slots, with an overall sound guiding the vision.

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