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Lianne La Havas: Nation of Shopkeepers, Leeds

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 16 November 2011

THE LATEST ARTIST to appear on Later With Jools Holland before releasing a note, Lianne La Havas is a Paloma Faith backing singer turned major label priority, working with top producers and championed by Bon Iver and Gary Barlow. Looking the part with sparkly dress and hair piled high, the 22-year-old south Londoner of Greek/Jamaican parentage is not set up to fail.

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