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The electronic pop chanteuse Dido entered London's Guildhall School of Music at age six; by the time she reached her teens, the budding musician had already mastered piano, violin, and recorder. After touring with a British classical ensemble, she accepted a publishing job. Meanwhile, she sang with a series of local groups before joining the trip-hop outfit Faithless -- helmed by her older brother, the noted DJ and producer Rollo -- in 1995. The group released its debut album, Reverence, the following year. It went on to sell over five million copies worldwide, and Dido parlayed her newfound success into a solo deal with Arista Records. Dido's ethereal solo material combined elements of acoustic pop and electronica. She released her debut LP, No Angel, in mid-1999, and supported the release by joining the Lilith Fair tour that summer. However, her biggest break arrived in 2000, when rap superstar Eminem sampled one of her tracks, "Thank You," for the chorus of his hit single "Stan." The result was a surprisingly touching song, and demand for the Dido original quickly escalated. "Thank You" became a Top Five smash in early 2001, as did the accompanying No Angel, whose album sales topped 12 million copies worldwide by the time Dido returned to the spotlight two years later. In September 2003, she released her long-awaited follow-up, Life for Rent. This sophomore effort was layered with personal hardship and heartbreak, marking some of Dido's more honest material yet. An eagerly anticipated record, it became one of the fastest-selling albums in U.K. history, quickly going multi-platinum at home while also moving several million copies in America. Following a world tour, Dido once again retreated from the public eye in 2005 to work on her third solo release. Safe Trip Home arrived in 2008, featuring collaborations with Brian Eno, Mick Fleetwood, and Citizen Cope. Shortly after this, she recorded the single "Everything to Lose," which subsequently appeared on the Sex and the City 2 soundtrack. In 2011, she worked with producer A.R Rahman on the single "If I Rise" and began work on her fourth studio album, Girl Who Got Away, with producers Rollo Armstrong and Jeff Bhasker, as well as guest producer Brian Eno on the track "Day Before We Went to War." Described by herself as a "big, fun electronic extravaganza," the album was scheduled for release in early 2013 ~ Jason Ankeny
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  2.   Thank You
  3.   White Flag
  4.   Here with Me
  5.   Christmas Day
  6.   Let Us Move On
  7.   See the Sun
  8.   Sand in My Shoes
  9.   Don't Believe in Love
  10.   Grafton Street
  11.   Don't Leave Home
  12.   Take My Hand
  13.   No Freedom
  14.   My Lover's Gone
  15.   The Day Before the Day
  16.   I'm No Angel
  17.   Northern Skies
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  20.   Don't Think of Me
  21.   NYC
  22.   Honestly OK
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  24.   See You When You're 40
  25.   Mary's in India
  26.   Hunter
  27.   Everything to Lose by Aaron Zigman
  28.   For One Day
  29.   It Comes and It Goes
  30.   Life for Rent
  31.   Isobel
  32.   All You Want
  33.   My Life
  34.   Let's Runaway
  35.   Blackbird
  36.   Never Want to Say It's Love
  37.   Closer
  38.   This Land is Mine
  39.   Worthless
  40.   Are You Ready for Love
  41.   If I Rise
  42.   All I See by Pete Miser
  43.   Day Before We Went to War
  44.   Happy New Year
  45.   Go Dreaming
  46.   End of Night
  47.   Girl Who Got Away
  48.   Summer
  49.   Burnin Love
  50.   Look No Further
  51.   Quiet Times
  52.   Do You Have a Little Time