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YMMV / The Beautiful South

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  • Americans Hate Tingle: Massively successful in their native United Kingdom, not so much in the United States, although they do have a sizable American cult following.
  • First Installment Wins: Many consider Welcome to the Beautiful South to be their best album.
  • Heartwarming Moments: Jacqui left the band to look after her autistic son. Years later, Paul tracked her down on Facebook after a decade without contact and gave her an open invitation to record again. Their 2014 album What Have We Become? was the result, and kickstarted a sequence of four hit LPs the pair would produce over the next few years culminating in 2020's Manchester Calling going to Number One — the pair's first chart-topper since the Beautiful South's Quench 22 years earlier.

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