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Paloma Faith

A familiar presence on the London underground circuit for several years, the multi-talented Paloma Faith eventually broke into the mainstream thanks to her theatrical image and retro-soul sound. Born in Hackney to a Spanish father and English mother, she earned a degree in contemporary dance at university before studying for an M.A. in time-based arts at St. Martins College. At the age of 18, she made her debut on the cabaret scene, singing in a covers band called Paloma & the Penetrators, before performing as a magician's assistant and appearing in a burlesque troupe. After turning down an opportunity to join Amy Winehouse's band, she began writing and performing her own songs, and soon earned a reputation as one of London's most unique and flamboyant live acts. Her debut single, "Stone Cold Sober," reached number 17 in the U.K. charts, and her debut album, Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful?, was issued by Epic Records at the end of 2009. Meanwhile, Faith appeared on Basement Jaxx's album Scars and Josh Weller's debut while also gaining work as an actress, playing Andrea the Emo in St. Trinian's and appearing as Sally in Terry Gilliam's The Imagination of Dr. Parnassus. Faith's second studio album, 2012's lush and cinematic Fall to Grace, was produced by Nellee Hooper (Gwen Stefani, Massive Attack, Björk). It debuted at number two in the U.K. charts, led by Faith's first Top Ten single, "Picking Up the Pieces." Her third album, 2014's A Perfect Contradiction, was an upbeat return to her early soul sound featuring a star cast of songwriters, including Pharrell Williams, Raphael Saadiq, and Diane Warren. ~ Jon O'Brien
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Paloma Faith

  1.   Song
  2.   Picking Up the Pieces
  3.   Smoke and Mirrors
  4.   Ready for the Good Life
  5.   Stone Cold Sober
  6.   Only Love Can Hurt Like This
  7.   Upside Down
  8.   Can't Rely on You
  9.   Let Your Love Walk In
  10.   Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful?
  11.   The Crazy Ones
  12.   It's the Not Knowing
  13.   Love Only Leaves You Lonely
  14.   When You're Gone
  15.   Beauty of the End
  16.   Just Be
  17.   Black & Blue
  18.   Stargazer
  19.   Play On
  20.   New York
  21.   Broken Doll
  22.   Impossible Heart
  23.   The Bigger You Love (The Harder You Fall)
  24.   Taste My Own Tears
  25.   Other Woman
  26.   Take Me
  27.   Mouth to Mouth
  28.   Freedom
  29.   Agony
  30.   Let Me Down Easy
  31.   30 Minute Love Affair
  32.   Sexy Chick
  33.   Romance Is Dead
  34.   My Legs Are Weak
  35.   World in Union
  36.   Streets of Glory
  37.   Trouble with My Baby
  38.   Blood, Sweat & Tears

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