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Liz Phair

Barney Hoskyns, Vogue, 1994

FEW ROCK artists making their debuts have been greeted with such an avalanche of acclaim as thundered down on Liz Phair last year. Her double-album-length CD Exile in Guyville struck a chord throughout slacker America so deep it shocked the life out of the poor girl. "I figured if we made it to 2,000 copies we might have a shot at re-pressing the thing," she says with a chuckle. "I was just a neighbourhood kid who wanted to show the boys I could do it."

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