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lovestrong.Every generation needs its Alanis Morissette, and Perri, a then-unsigned artist whose career exploded after her fervent ballad ''Jar of Hearts'' appeared...lovestrong.PopEvery generation needs its Alanis Morissette, and Perri, a then-unsigned artist whose career exploded after her fervent ballad ''Jar of Hearts'' appeared...2011-05-04
WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS? Christina Perri, that's who

WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS? Christina Perri, that's who

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Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Christina Perri; Music Label: Atlantic

Every generation needs its Alanis Morissette, and Perri, a then-unsigned artist whose career exploded after her fervent ballad ”Jar of Hearts” appeared last summer on So You Think You Can Dance, oughta know. Her voice, as sweet and full as custard, can get lost in overplayed angst, and there are too many chilly ballads. But her cabaret-kissed swagger on ”Bang Bang Bang” and ”Mine” saves lovestrong. from frostbite — and makes its jagged little pills go down easy. B

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