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An Extraordinary Interview with Liz Phair

Dave DiMartino, Yahoo! Music, 25 April 2004

WHEN FIERCELY independent and outspoken singer-songwriter Liz Phair first emerged in 1993 with her watershed debut album, Exile In Guyville – a lo-fi, track-by-track response to the Rolling Stones' Exile On Main Street, and a refreshingly bold and frank commentary on the battle of the sexes from a uniquely female point of view – the album was heralded as a diamond-in-the-rough masterpiece, and Liz was declared a visionary and revolutionary by male and female critics and indie rockers alike.

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