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Amiee Ann Duffy (born 23 June 1984), usually known as just Duffy, is a Welsh singer-songwriter. Her first album, Rockferry, sold more than 6.5 million copies.[1] Rockferry, and a song from the album, "Mercy", both reached number one on the UK music charts.[2] Her second album did not sell very well, with only 200,000 sold in the UK.[3] In 2009 she made an advertisement for Diet Coke. The ad caused problems because she is shown riding a bicycle at night without a helmet or lights.[4] Journalist Luke Lewis described the ad as "...blank, sterile and mildly unsettling."[5]

Albums[change | change source]

  • Rockferry (2008)
  • Endlessly (2010)

References[change | change source]

  1. Dean, Will (25 November 2010). "Duffy: Endlessly". The Guardian (London: GMG). ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/nov/25/duffy-endlessly-review. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  2. "Duffy tops UK charts once again". nme.com. 16 March 2008. http://www.nme.com/news/duffy/35236. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  3. Fitzpatrick, Rob (27 October 2011). "When bands fall off cliffs". The Guardian (London: GMG). ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/oct/27/when-bands-fall-off-cliffs. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  4. Murray, Robin (17 June 2009). "Duffy Diet Coke Advert Cleared". Clash Music Latest Breaking Music News. http://www.clashmusic.com/news/duffy-diet-coke-adverted-cleared. Retrieved 6 November 2011.
  5. Lewis, Luke (3 November 2009). "Duffy's Diet Coke Ad: Watch And Shudder". Bored At Work?. http://web.nme.com/blog/index.php?blog=123&title=duffy_s_diet_coke_ad_watch_and_shudder&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1. Retrieved 6 November 2011. "blank, sterile, and mildly unsettling."

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