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  • Fixing the Charts Vol. 1 [Cooking Vinyl, 2010] A-

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Fixing the Charts Vol. 1 [Cooking Vinyl, 2010]
In which Eddie Argos of Art Brut (!) and Dyan Valdes of the Blood Arm (?) write second-cousin answer songs to, among others, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Kanye West, the Mamas and the Papas, Avril Lavigne, and P.D. "Creeque Allies" is a capsule history of the Maquis. "He's a 'Rebel'" disses a romantic rival who got his moves from a Nirvana biography. "G.I.R.L.F.R.E.N." fends off b.o.y.f.r.e.n.-poaching stalker."Hey! It's Jimmy Mack" swears he hasn't really been gone that long. A-