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Brandi Carlile: Borderline, London

Tim Cooper, The Independent, 18 December 2007

"DO YOU MIND if we get a little bit country on ya?" inquires Brandi Carlile cheerfully, as her entourage of publicists, watching anxiously in the wings, shift uneasily. The C-word, they believe, is a liability in the UK where country music is still routinely derided as the domain of big-haired ladies in rhinestones and big-hatted men in cowboy boots.

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