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Both Sides Now: Joni Mitchell's Hits and Misses

Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, November 1996

* First-ever attempt to compile a "best of" the former Roberta Joan Anderson.
* Simultaneously released albums of "hits" - songs successful either for Mitchell or for other artists - and "misses" - songs she deemed "commercially viable" but which were never released as singles.
* Includes Mitchell’s own version of Urge For Going, never before released on an album.
* No liner notes supplied. Says Mitchell, "I tried, but I couldn’t get the right amount of levity - there was too much pain involved."

Total word count of piece: 856

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