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Sophie B Hawkins: Roscoe, Leeds

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 6 April 2005

AN INTERNATIONAL pop star with 1992's smash 'Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover', Sophie Ballantine Hawkins has since fallen out with her record company and is trying to reinvent herself as a singer-songwriter. Her new, self-funded album — rich in religious imagery — is called Wilderness, which is presumably how it feels to be starting again on the pub circuit.

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