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Are Sleaford Mods Britain’s most political band?

Hailed as the new voice of Britain's disaffected working class, this angry duo are riding high in the charts

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Sleaford Mods have scored their first top 10 album

Sleaford Mods shouldn’t be successful. They make an uncompromising hybrid of hip-hop and punk. They rant about politics in a coarse stream of consciousness. They are both in their forties, which is pushing it to be considered hip. Their lyrics are distinctively doom-laden and their stage presence is best described as swaggering. But somehow, it works.

It’s been a gradual rise for Jason Williamson, 44, and his partner…

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