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Julia Sinclair

YouTube Channel: JuliaSinclairMusic

Sinclair gives the tune a bit of the KT Tunstall treatment, with her rapid-fire strumming and her quirky, soulful delivery. The set dressing, multiple cameras, art direction and mic placement add polish, but it's Sinclair's confident interpretation that carries the clip.

Presentation: A

Performance: A-

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