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‘‘The new Amy Winehouse.” With apologies to Duffy, Adele and all the other pretty, talented and anodyne musicians vying for the Winehouse throne in 2008, if I have to hear or read that phrase one more time this month, I may scream.

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
19th January, 2008

‘‘The new Amy Winehouse.” With apologies to Duffy, Adele and all the other pretty, talented and anodyne musicians vying for the Winehouse throne in 2008, if I have to hear or read that phrase one more time this month, I may scream.

As far as I’m concerned, dodgy husband and heroin use aside, there is no reason for us to be done with the old Amy Winehouse - considering, as when we say...

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