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Ida Maria Live at Rolling Stone: Part Two of Acoustic Set

April 30, 2009 4:58 PM ET

Yesterday, Rolling Stone brought you part one of Norwegian rocker Ida Maria's exclusive acoustic set ("Keep Me Warm" and "I Like You So Much Better When You're Naked"). Maria also broke out a version of "Drive Away My Heart" from her debut Fortress Round My Heart, and gave us a special treat: "This song, I've never played it for anybody else," she says. Check it out below:

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