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Black Lips' latest album is Underneath the Rainbow. Left to right: Jared Swilley, Joe Bradley, Cole Alexander, Ian St. Pé.
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March 30, 2014 The Georgia rockers have endured high school expulsion, the death of a bandmate and countless other challenges — and soldiered on. Kelly McEvers speaks with founders Cole Alexander and Jared Swilley.
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February 18, 2009 "Starting Over" sounds as if it were made by cavemen, but it possesses a weirdly hypnotic allure. It doesn't consist of much more than 10 lines, mostly yelled unintelligibly in a fake British accent. But, buoyed by its killer hook and Black Lips' obvious enthusiasm, it's a ramshackle gem that's more than the sum of its parts.
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