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Jamie Lidell: Boy in a Bubble

Rob Young, The Wire, July 2005

Digital avant funk sound boffin and flamboyant vocalist by turns, Jamie Lidell's live appearances are spectacular feats of improvised technology and showmanship. On the release of his first album in five years, he reveals the thinking behind his current 'godson of soul' stance, and why he wants out of the electronic 'space race'.

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