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Dido: Scala, London N1

Lisa Verrico, The Times, 12 February 2001

WHEN DIDO scheduled her first British tour since becoming a star in America, opening at a small London club must have seemed like a smart idea. The British singer knew that Eminem’s Christmas single 'Stan', on which her song 'Thankyou' was heavily sampled, would spark enough interest to sell out the show. But with her debut album, 'No Angel', now top of the British charts, Wednesday night’s punters were packed in like sardines.

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