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Gary Jules

Trading Snake Oil For Wolftickets

Release Date: Mar 23, 2004

Genre(s): Rock, Adult Alternative, Singer-Songwriter

Record label: Universal

40

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Trading Snake Oil For Wolftickets

Mediocre, Based on 1 Critic

The Guardian - 40
Based on rating 2/5

Last week, Gary Jules's Christmas number one, Mad World, was officially the most ubiquitous record on British radio. According to music industry website Record of the Day, the cumulative audience of all the stations that played it was 84.2 million. A staggering figure, indicating a genuine phenomenon. At a time when singles scuttle in and out of the public consciousness in a fortnight, here is a song that appears to have been hanging around for months.

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