Evelyn McDonnell, Rolling Stone, 13 November 1997
FIONA APPLE is 20 years and one album old, and already she knows the bipolar swings of stardom. Thanks to one fortuitously placed demo tape, the New York high school student was discovered two years ago and became an insta-star with her platinum debut, Tidal. And thanks to one somewhat ungrateful-sounding speech as she accepted MTV's Best New Artist award in September, she has earned the scorn of many.
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