Jill Sobule

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Jill Sobule Finally Lets Her “Katy Perry Sucks” Flag Fly

kissandmakeupWhen Katy Perry’s Girls Gone Semi-Wild For The Sake Of Riling Up Any Men Around song “I Kissed A Girl” first made inroads into the pop consciousness, singer/songwriter Jill Sobule—who’d made a few alt-rock waves with an identically titled, yet 10% as annoying track 13 years earlier—was semi-diplomatic. “Katy Perry’s song is a kind of catchy party song,” Sobule told Entertainment Weekly, “although I will admit that I do smile when a critique mentions my version in a more favorable light. Is that wrong?” Well, a lot can happen over 14-ish months, and such was the case with Sobule, who in an interview with the online mag The Rumpus dropped any sense of diplomacy and went straight to name-calling. Also swearing! More »

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