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No Angel? An Audience with Pop's New Queen

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, January 2001

"HELLO, LOVE, IT'S ME," chirps Dido into her mobile phone. Q tries not to listen. Q listens. "Did you record The Sopranos? Great." Then some other stuff. Then, with particular tenderness, "I love you". Sadly not "See you tonight" though, because Dido, on the campaign trail promoting her debut album No Angel past a million American sales, is seated in a mini-bus cruising the streets of Philadelphia while her boyfriend is back home in London.

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