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* LifeImitatesArt: One year after the band released "Superman's Song," [[ComicBook/TheDeathOfSuperman Superman died in the comics]].


* MoneyDearBoy: Contrast with the above, the original lineup of the band eventually reunited for a North American tour because Roberts was deeply in debt.

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* MoneyDearBoy: Contrast with the above, the original lineup of the band eventually reunited for a North American tour and began touring regularly because Roberts was deeply in debt.

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* MoneyDearBoy: Contrast with the above, the original lineup of the band eventually reunited for a North American tour because Roberts was deeply in debt.


* CreatorBreakdown: Their 2004 album Songs Of The Unforgiven is a very bleak, slow acoustic record about death, with no obvious singles. This album caused some of Brad Roberts' friends and band members to worry about the state of his health. He had to reassure them that the somber style was intentional.

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* CreatorBreakdown: Their 2004 album Songs Of The Unforgiven ''Songs of the Unforgiven'' is a very bleak, slow acoustic record about death, with no obvious singles. This album caused some of Brad Roberts' friends and band members to worry about the state of his health. He had to reassure them that the somber style was intentional.



* OneHitWonder: "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" was their only top 40 hit on the Hot 100, but they had other hits in Canada and the UK, along with a few hits on rock stations. However, they are only remembered by the general public for "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm".

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* OneHitWonder: "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" was their only top 40 hit on the Hot 100, but they had other hits in Canada and the UK, along with a few hits on rock stations. However, they are only remembered by the general public for "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm".Mmm".
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* CreatorBreakdown: Their 2004 album Songs Of The Unforgiven is a very bleak, slow acoustic record about death, with no obvious singles. This album caused some of Brad Roberts' friends and band members to worry about the state of his health. He had to reassure them that the somber style was intentional.
* DoingItForTheArt: Part of the reason that the Dummies are a one-hit wonder who've been whittled down to [[IAmTheBand Brad Roberts and the occasional backup musician]] is that Roberts hated the workmanlike responsibilities of being a professional musician. Eventually, he decided it was better to sacrifice the benefits of a major label deal and mainstream success to be able to just play music for fun.
* OneHitWonder: "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" was their only top 40 hit on the Hot 100, but they had other hits in Canada and the UK, along with a few hits on rock stations. However, they are only remembered by the general public for "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm".

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