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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.   Superheroes
  3.   I Drive Alone
  4.   That Girl
  5.   Indigo Boy
  6.   Everything is Expensive (The Kids Are Not Alright)
  7.   How Do I Get You Alone?
  8.   Supernatural
  9.   Dragonfly's Outro
  10.   Melancholy Melody
  11.   My Honeybrown
  12.   Junglebook
  13.   Beautiful Lie
  14.   Thank Heaven 4 You
  15.   Wikked Lil' Grrrls
  16.   Amber & Tiger's Eye
  17.   We R in Need of a Musical Revolution
  18.   Lounge
  19.   Francis
  20.   Go
  21.   You Don't Get a Song
  22.   Gracefully
  23.   Black Mermaid
  24.   Crash
  25.   Never Gonna Let You Go
  26.   Fastlane
  27.   Brave Bear Woman
  28.   Fastlane featuring Jeleestone
  29.   Bad Boy Clyde
  30.   If Tha Mood
  31.   Blanket Me in You (Never Is So Soon)
  32.   Dragonfly's Intro
  33.   I Love You
  34.   This Lull-A-Bye
  35.   Gone
  36.   O.G. Bitch
  37.   Everyday Is a Holiday (With You)
  38.   Swallow Me
  39.   Half a World Away
  40.   Breath From Another
  41.   Heaven Sent
  42.   Anywayz
  43.   Flipher Overture
  44.   Country Livin' (The World I Know)
  45.   My Torture

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