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Ashlyne Huff

"White Flag"

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February 17, 2011

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A young-love melodrama in three-and-a-half minutes, courtesy of Nashville-bred pop singer Ashlyne Huff: Boy meets girl; Girl isn't into boy; Boy stalks girl; Girl "throws her white flag in the air" and decides boy isn't so bad after all. The pounding synths sound suspiciously like "California Gurls," but with Huff tossing out hooks in her Miley-esque Tennessee drawl, it's no biggie.

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