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BAND NAME OF THE WEEK

Cher U.K.

This pop/punk trio from Kansas City, Mo., whose album is titled ”She’s a Weird Little Snack,” added the U.K. to their name to avoid confusion with Lori Davis’ spokespal.

SONG TITLE OF THE WEEK

Ghettosburg Address

By female hard-core rapper Shazzy

POP ICONS OF THE WEEK

The Carpenters

Pop music’s saccharine sibs-Richard and the late Karen-are suddenly cool with recent plugs from current icons k.d. lang, Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots, and Babyface.

EXCUSE OF THE WEEK

The Jim Rose Circus Sideshow

Front man Jim Rose, who popularized his glass-eating shtick at last year’s Lollapalooza, had to postpone his tour after eating too many lightbulbs in Amsterdam.