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Sinead O'Connor's 'I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss' takes the lead
Sinead O'Connor's 'I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss' takes the lead

"I wanna be a real, full woman," Sinéad O'Connor sings to begin her strong new studio record, "and live like a real, full woman every day." For anyone in this age of tweet-sized self-presentation, that's a goal more easily stated than accomplished. But such nuance seems especially elusive for O'Connor, who has spent the past few years contending with a rapidly narrowing public persona. Frank blog posts about her carnal appetite, a quickie Las Vegas wedding, a feud with Miley Cyrus regarding the sexualizing of young pop stars — each helped to replace the idea of a soulful, complicated singer-songwriter with that of an off-her-rocker crazy...

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