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Vocalist Esthero was born Jen-Bea Englishman on December 23, 1978, in Ontario, Canada. She moved to Toronto in 1996, and quickly became a fixture at the city's open mikes. There she met Doc (real name: Martin McKinney), an engineer and producer, and the two began working on a demo featuring his programming and her vocals. Sony eventually took interest, and suddenly Esthero went from a fledgling idea to a duo with Esthero's name as their own and a record, Breath from Another, issued in spring 1998 on the label's Work imprint. Breath's mix of beats, lush vocals, and fractured bits of programmed samples caught on perfectly with the trip-hop trend of the time, and Esthero had success with singles like Heaven Sent and the hip-hop-flavored title track. However, it would take nearly seven years for a follow-up to appear. In the interim Esthero parted ways with Doc and struck out on her own, contributing vocals to projects like Black Eyed Peas' "Weekends" (2000). Signing with Reprise, she began work on new material, and returned officially in summer 2004 with the club single O.G. Bitch. Esthero followed the single in November of that year with We R in Need of a Musical Revolution, an EP that found her collaborating with Sean Lennon, Cee-Lo, and producer James Robertson (Skye Sweetnam) on a 21st century version of Breath's assemblage sound. The EP set up a full-length entitled Wikked Lil' Girls, which was slated for release in early 2005. ~ Johnny Loftus
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  1.   Song
  2.   I Drive Alone
  3.   Superheroes
  4.   How Do I Get You Alone?
  5.   Brave Bear Woman
  6.   Lounge
  7.   Dragonfly's Outro
  8.   Anywayz
  9.   If Tha Mood
  10.   Heaven Sent
  11.   Go
  12.   Supernatural
  13.   Never Gonna Let You Go
  14.   Fastlane
  15.   Fastlane featuring Jeleestone
  16.   My Torture
  17.   Gone
  18.   Everyday Is a Holiday (With You)
  19.   Flipher Overture
  20.   Country Livin' (The World I Know)
  21.   O.G. Bitch
  22.   Breath From Another
  23.   Everything is Expensive (The Kids Are Not Alright)
  24.   Francis
  25.   You Don't Get a Song
  26.   Gracefully
  27.   Black Mermaid
  28.   Crash
  29.   Melancholy Melody
  30.   My Honeybrown
  31.   Bad Boy Clyde
  32.   Blanket Me in You (Never Is So Soon)
  33.   Dragonfly's Intro
  34.   Wikked Lil' Grrrls
  35.   I Love You
  36.   This Lull-A-Bye
  37.   That Girl
  38.   Half a World Away
  39.   Indigo Boy
  40.   Swallow Me
  41.   Junglebook
  42.   We R in Need of a Musical Revolution
  43.   Beautiful Lie
  44.   Amber & Tiger's Eye
  45.   Thank Heaven 4 You

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