Brit-pop entered Downing Street, soft nationalism took over British culture, and we started to shut ourselves off from the world.
The band's 1997 debut set the tone for the teenage heartbreak and small-town ennui that would become prominent in the genre.
On their 1997 release, the band made emo more accessible, which laid the groundwork for the commercially successful acts that would follow.
Recorded live at Detroit's Gold Dollar on Bastille Day 1997.
If you don't enjoy this video, you officially hate Canada.
What does it mean to be a Child of Blairism?
Where the hell are their parents? Who taught them how to dance like that?