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Playlist - The Boxer Rebellion's 'songs when you're in trouble with your girlfriend'

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As an ‘international’ band, London indie rockers The Boxer Rebellion we suspect that collectively been in trouble with ladies from all corners of the globe – so much so the band even featured in rom-com Going The Distance with Drew Barrymore. So whether Hollywood or real heartbreaks, the band’s drummer Piers Hewitt has picked ten heart-rending songs for when you find yourself spending a long evening in the doghouse.

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Billy Bragg – Sulk

“I’ve always loved his accent shining through in his songs. Upliftingly miserable.”

22-20s – Such A Fool

“Boozy, angry blues about being in the wrong. Best played loud.”

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Wilco – I’m The Man Who Loves You

“One of my favorourite ever bands. About as romantic as they get.”

The Beatles – I’m A Loser

“Not as commonly heard as many of their other songs. At their early best.”

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Soul Asylum – Runaway Train

“Makes me feel 13 again. Which is always a winner.”

Fink – If Only

“Love this guy. Acoustic guitar moves to melt women’s hearts. Which is great of you’ve just had an argument.”

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The Vaccines – Post Break Up Sex

“Does exactly what it says on the tin. One of the better bands to have emerged over the last year or so.”

R.E.M. – The Apologist

“Nothing says sorry more than, well, saying sorry (about 50 times). And it’s REM, who I love.”

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Crowded House – Into Temptation

“Rumour has it, Neil Finn got in trouble with his wife for writing this. Whether it’s true or not, it’s a great rumour. And a great song.”

The Maccabees – Love You Better

“Top guys, top band, top tune. It almost makes me want to dance, which is saying something.”

Hear more music at Theboxerrebellion.com.


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