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Benji Hughes's Infinite Songbook

The best songwriter you've never heard of sleeps in a studio closet, and he's putting the finishing touches on four new albums.

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The Encyclopedia of New York Pop An impressionistic but by definition incomplete survey of the past 100 years of New York pop.
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The Psychedelic Furs

The Psychedelic Furs are lavishly listenable, with songs full of pop winsomeness and a transfixing singer, Richard Butler, whose voice perfectly matched the material’s ravaged romanticism.


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