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Dido: She's Cracked It!

Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, August 2001

Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong left home at 15, reckons she's "worth 15 billion pounds", guzzles painkillers and measures hotel swimming pools before she ...

Dido: Life For Rent

Review by Dan Gennoe,, September 2003

EVERYBODY LOVES a happy ending. And in 2000 the Dido story provided one guaranteed to appeal to the British sense of fair play and love ...

Dido: What went right?

Profile and Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 29 January 2001

LAST NOVEMBER, 29-year-old Dido Armstrong and her boyfriend Bob were discussing their day at work. Bob had gone to the office and relaxed with a ...

Soup with Dido

Interview by David Quantick, The Word, September 2003

DIDO LIVES in Islington, along with half the Labour Party, the entire cast of EastEnders and the late Arthur Mullard, who used to sit outside ...

Boots and Beats Beneath the Bed: Dido's No Angel

Review by James Hunter, The Village Voice, 6 March 2001

WHEN HIP-HOPPERS go anywhere from Spandau Ballet to Annie to Diana Ross and David Bowie to Kenny Rogers for music – as Prince Be, Jay-Z, ...

Dido: Scala, London N1

Live Review by Lisa Verrico, The Times, 12 February 2001

WHEN DIDO scheduled her first British tour since becoming a star in America, opening at a small London club must have seemed like a smart ...

Dido, Kendall Payne: the Troubadour, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Marc Weingarten, Los Angeles Times, 27 August 1999

Dido's Electronic-Folk Goes in Search of Depth ...

Dido et al: Music to Watch Girls Buy

Overview by Pete Paphides, The Times, 25 March 2005

Our correspondent casts a weather eye over the fleet of female singer-songwriters floating their sonic pedalos in the wake of Dido's mighty MOR steamship ...

No Angel? An Audience with Pop's New Queen

Profile and Interview by 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 ...

How Dido did it

Interview by Sheryl Garratt, The Observer, 20 May 2001

Dido was always an outsider: the girl with ratatouille on rye packed lunches at school, who wished she'd been christened Claire. Now, thanks to an ...

Dido: Queen of the Road

Interview by Sheryl Garratt, Daily Telegraph, 29 October 2008

Dido is Britain's most successful female artist ever, yet is releasing only her third album since her 1999 breakthrough. She tells Sheryl Garratt about the ...


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