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Sia keeps the pain alive on '1000 Forms of Fear'
Sia keeps the pain alive on '1000 Forms of Fear'

“Party girls don’t get hurt,” Sia claims in her Top 20 summer hit “Chandelier,” which also opens her new album. It’s an idea she spends the rest of “1000 Forms of Fear” disproving. An Australian singer and songwriter now based in Los Angeles, Sia has helped create some of the biggest, brightest pop tunes of the last few years, including Rihanna’s “Diamonds,” Flo Rida’s “Wild Ones” and “Titanium” by the French DJ David Guetta, who used Sia’s demo vocals on the final track after abandoning a performance he’d solicited from Mary J. Blige. (The result sold nearly 4 million copies.) Yet in her own work Sia explores the flip side of the steely bravado she summons for others. Her delicate...

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