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Macklemore song allegedly drives Longmont woman to assault her boyfriend on his birthday

A 23-year-old Longmont woman was arrested over the weekend for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend -- over Macklemore's inescapable hit single "Thrift Shop," which he wouldn't stop singing.

When "Thrift Shop" first came out, before it got completely driven into the ground, it was actually a pretty catchy single. Of course once you've heard it nine million times, it loses its luster and just becomes grating. It's enough to drive you to drink, or madness -- or both, in this case.

See also: - Macklemore's You Can Play anti-homophobic PSA filmed at Winter on the Rocks - Macklemore at CU Boulder's Balch Fieldhouse on 4/19 - Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and more at Red Rocks, 2/1/13

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Dave Herrera
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