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Cheryl Cole: O2 Arena, London

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 8 October 2012

A RECENT bit of rebranding has seen Cheryl Cole styling herself as just "Cheryl", the inference being that she's reached a level of fame where surnames are redundant. But the one-name entity she most resembles isn't Madonna or Rihanna, but Stock, Aitken and Waterman's Scouse poppet Sonia. Even as the focal point of an arena show, she's cute rather than queenly.

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