grungily


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Adv.1.grungily - in a dingy manner
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If he does sign up for the rest of the season and beyond he will perhaps finish in the sort of holding role occupied by Oldham's 35-year-old Richie Wellens - clearly not blessed with the same levels of skill and a man with a decidedly unfortunate manner but, it must be grudgingly admitted, grungily effective.
The 32-year-old Season Seven winner of the once-mighty singing tilt, resurfaces with the release of his fourth studio album, Digital Vein, which draws our attention with his grungily idiosyncratic singing more than his anthemic, self-penned rock tunes (Criminals and the rallying Carry You).
Plump, grungily dressed and not as pretty as she's going to be, the whole audience was willing her not to fail in a way which some uber-confident, glamorous floozy could never have hoped for.
But despite being embraced by the establishment, the duo's signature grungily expressive construction is still provocatively at odds with the more 'polished' (and often more anodyne) work of their French compatriots.
It contains works of every conceivable description by eighty-one artists from sixteen countries, installed at more than two dozen venues, from the vast Palladian pile that is the New Orleans Museum of Art to the disused Ideal Auto Repairs garage (where there is a grungily beautiful installation of silver-black abstractions and ghostly monochrome wall paintings by Jacqueline Humphries).
It's the shining light of an already grungily sparkling evening.