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Rickie Lee Jones: Life On The Edge

Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph, 26 August 2000

"EVERYBODY," Rickie Lee Jones sang on her 1997 album Ghostyhead, "starts out pure, starts out ridiculous, starts out beautiful..." And then? And then, says Jones today with a laugh, "life happens..." Rickie Lee Jones has a laugh that sounds like music in itself. But then Jones has always had one of the best voices in pop; half little girl innocence, half wordly-wise street smart, a voice that glides from a whisper to a hipster drawl.

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