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The Perks of Being a Wallflowers Fan

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Ladies and gentlemen, may I present The Wallflowers: The Only Band That Matters.

Just kidding, but the Clash vibes from the band's new tune, "Reboot the Mission," are clearly intentional. It's a tribute, featuring a Joe Strummer shoutout and vocal and guitar contributions from Mick Jones.

Most importantly, it's not half bad. It's the first single from the band's forthcoming record, Glad All Over, set for release on Tuesday, October 2.

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Jason P. Woodbury is a music and pop-culture writer based in Phoenix. He is a regular contributor to the music blog Aquarium Drunkard and co-host of the Transmissions podcast.