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On Music: Katy Perry — Voice of No Angel

Jude Rogers, Guardian, The, 8 August 2008

IT'S BEEN quite a week for sex, music and me. Take last weekend. There I was at the Big Chill festival, hot-browed and clammy-palmed, watching Leonard Cohen sing erotically about how he "moved in you" as he sang 'Hallelujah'. Then, right on cue, my phone bleeped with saucy news from the UK singles charts. This came from Katy Perry, the Californian pop sensation currently topping the American, Canadian and Australian charts with the controversial single, 'I Kissed a Girl', which had just entered the UK top 5 on downloads alone. I would have let Leonard know about the flirty young filly, but the old boy would have probably burst.

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