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Originally published Friday, July 12, 2013 at 5:31 AM

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Emo band Jimmy Eat World still relevant

Jimmy Eat World, the late ’90s emo band that had a platinum smash with “Bleed American,” has stayed relevant with strong musicianship and crisp songwriting. The band plays at Showbox SoDo, Monday, July 15.

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Initially associated with the late-1990s emo-core scene (anyone remember The Get Up Kids?), Jimmy Eat World and its earnest guitar-pop remain relevant. “Damage,” the Arizona foursome’s eighth LP, features some of its best melodies this side of 2001’s platinum smash “Bleed American.” Crisp, stripped-down and unwaveringly sincere, it’s proof that even-keeled musicians can, and should, keep playing, musical fashions notwithstanding. The band performs at 8 p.m. Monday at Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., Seattle; $25-$28 (800-745-3000 or www.showboxonline.com).

Charlie Zaillian, Special to The Seattle Times

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