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Corinne Bailey Rae: Corinne Bailey Rae

Pete Paphides, The Times, 24 February 2006

LEST WE FORGET, this isn't the first time that a new artist has been propelled into the spotlight to massed cries that she's the new Billie Holiday. It happened to Erykah Badu; it also happened to Macy Gray, who with hindsight seems far closer to the nu-soul Marge Simpson. So how seriously should we take the comparison when it's lavished on a 26-year-old former indie chick from Leeds?

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