My dears, what shall we do?
poor little dears, how glad they will be to come.
Ah, where are the old dears who smelled of lavender and gave small altar boys stripy mints they couldn't crunch!
Canadian indie pop kids The Dears often get compared to The Smiths (fair enough) and Broken Social Scene (not so sure about that one).
The Dears are winning the fans over, one at a time, with their constant touring.