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

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