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They tugged, she tugged back

Record execs wanted a hit. Sara Bareilles wanted control. They both won.

By Sarah Rodman
Globe Staff / April 18, 2008

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When new artists enter the studio to record their debut album, they often morph from human beings into taffy. They are pushed and pulled by their record company's marketing and A&R departments, their management teams, and, of course, their own creative impulses. Sometimes they are stretched into shapes they don't recognize. (Full article: 892 words)

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