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The Pipettes: Spice Girls meets The Ramones?

November 13, 2007
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Like AIDS Wolf, these guys are not for everyone (but for vastly different reasons). England's The Pipettes are three "hot" girls who wear matching polka-dot dresses and sing 50's sock-hop ditties about boys and kissing and dancing. Sweet. There's lots of synchronized retro choreography and three-part "oooh-laaah" harmonies in the mix, too.

So yeah, The Pipettes are definitely a high-concept group ("gimmick" would be another word), but their songs are a little bit better than The Spice Girls. This is kitschy music you want playing on your car radio as you wait for your roller-skating waitress to bring out your window clip-on tray of hamburgers and milkshakes. Why one would ever find themselves in that situation in 2007 is another story.

The Pipettes play The Double Door, on Wednesday, November 21st.

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