Red Some fans may know Frampton as the titular second half of pop-punk outfit Meg & Dia, but to most, she's the throaty pixie who finished… Dia Frampton Pop Universal Republic
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BRIGHT EYED DIA The Voice finalist spans genres from disco-pop to folk in her solo debut
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BRIGHT EYED DIA The Voice finalist spans genres from disco-pop to folk in her solo debut

Details Lead Performance: Dia Frampton; Genre: Pop; Production: Universal Republic

Some fans may know Frampton as the titular second half of pop-punk outfit Meg & Dia, but to most, she's the throaty pixie who finished second on The Voice. With Red, she pledges allegiance to no single genre, flitting confidently from Blondie-style disco-pop (''Billy the Kid'') and floaty acoustic folk (''The Broken Ones'') to the kind of big-chorus country proffered by her Voice coach Blake Shelton, who turns up for a duet on ''I Will.'' The result feels like a farewell to life on the Warped Tour. B

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Originally posted Nov 30, 2011 Published in issue #1184 Dec 09, 2011 Order article reprints
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