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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