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CrackerCracker singer-guitarist David Lowery might have the worst luck in the world. His first band, Camper Van Beethoven, was a leader of the '80s alternative rock scene, but shortly after signing with a major label, imploded before getting the credit it deserved. With Cracker, he's had a handful of hits ("Low," "Euro-Trash Girl," and "Teen Angst"), but after entering the mainstream in the mid-'90s the band has become inconspicuous. On the road in support of Garage D'OR, a two-disc compilation that includes outtakes and live tracks in addition to the band's hits, Lowery and Cracker continue to rough it through the high seas of musical change by catering to a core group of fans who allow it to just barely keep its head above water. In keeping with the retrospective nature of Garage, Cracker has even been including Camper Van's "Pictures of Matchstick Men" in some sets on this tour, just to please the diehards.

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