UNDER THE INFLUENCE: BLOC PARTY

Bloc Party has the British breathless. "Astonishing," says the BBC. "The band of ['05], no contest," says music mag NME. Shocked you've never heard of them? Don't be. Their debut, "Silent Alarm," isn't out here till March 22. The real shocker: it lives up to the hype. So what's the CD sound like? We crack the code.

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