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FUGAZI The Argument

Whoever took the name of 2000's End Hits seriously couldn't have believed that the group had really said its piece, especially with W in the big house. This installment finds them more self assured than ever, and able to start working the subtleties into the machine like precision U know and Luv. Cashout reveals the strategy of adding more melodic layers and a few extra hooks into the mix, knowing full well that each will leave the listener hanging for a refrain. Slumlords, the magnitude of the mess, and the media blackout are some of the main themes to be addressed.