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Musical variety, of course, isn't the only kind of diversity Weller's been espousing lately.

"There's hardly any difference between the politicians anymore. Things were so much more extreme in the '80s with Thatcher and Reagan than they are now with Blair and Bush," he says, sounding almost nostalgic for the days of England's miners' strikes and America's trickle-down economics. "It was easier to know which side of the line you stood on, you know? All those lines have become blurred. Or Blaired, I suppose."

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