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Daphne & Celeste Save the World (2018)

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Daphne & Celeste Save the World is a throwback, both in an obvious way and a not so obvious way. In the first sense, this is just another step in the long line of sequelitis that’s affected our culture since the turn of the century: be it the New Kids on the Block, Full House, Alvin & the Chipmunks, Wolfenstein 3-D, Beavis & Butthead, Aqua, whatever…nothing ever truly goes away anymore, for better or (mostly) worse. For the most part this is just a natural product of modern day living in a capitalist society; pop culture ruled our childhoods so hard that every 30-something with cash has fond memories of something. Now, Daphne & Celeste are not really one of those things; you may remember one of their two hits, you might have remembered that they got bottled off the stage at Reading, you may have even had their CD as a child and annoyed the hell out of your parents with it. But even if you did, you probably have not thought of them since 2001, when Daphne & Celeste got dropped by their label and became…I dunno, librarians or whatever.

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