Artistic licence - Exaggerating their demise

Last Friday, when middle-ranking British indie punk rockers Dirty Pretty Things took to the stage of the Roisin Dubh in Galway, they were bolstered by a wave of press attention. This had come on the back of the fact that they had decided to disband,

8th November, 2008

Last Friday, when middle-ranking British indie punk rockers Dirty Pretty Things took to the stage of the Roisin Dubh in Galway, they were bolstered by a wave of press attention. This had come on the back of the fact that they had decided to disband, with the Galway outing being their last ever gig.

Speaking to the NME, frontman Carl Barat said: ‘‘It is with some sadness we announce the farewell of the Dirty Pretty...

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