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The Importance Of Being Idle
Whatever your views on Oasis, there’s no denying that their singles are instant anthems. ‘The Importance of Being Idle’ is one of those to a tee - and less grating that ‘Lyla’, you’ll be glad to know. This time they don’t bother trying to be different at all, merely making up in melody what they lack in complexity. And check out the video for it too, where Welsh actor Rhys Ifans gets his groove on as a funeral director. It works, honest.
Shilpa Ganatra, 02 Aug 2005
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