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Nerina Pallot: Borderline, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 8 August 2001

AS NERINA PALLOT OBSERVES, radio seems to get behind just one female singer-songwriter a year, making the odds against success about the same as winning the lottery. They have probably been lengthened by Dido, who is on course to end the year with the biggest-selling British album. So what hope for a Jersey girl — that's Jersey as in tax haven, not Springsteen — who sounds like every poetic soul who ever picked up an acoustic guitar after discovering Joni Mitchell's Blue album?

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