Album of the Week: Dodgy

Dodgy: Stand Upright In A Cool Place (Strike Back)

24th March, 2012
Album of the Week: Dodgy
Dodgy: this is the strongest album of their career.

Anybody who underestimates the importance of band names should consider the cautionary tale of Dodgy. The London-based trio enjoyed a couple of summery indie hits in the mid-1990s but were routinely derided as grinning lightweights and runts of the Britpop litter, thanks in no small part to their unfortunate monicker.

When frontman Nigel Clark departed in 1998, leaving the others to struggle on for a bit before disbanding, it is doubtful if many people...

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