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Kathleen Edwards is
a Canadian singer-songwriter. Her blend of country, folk and pop
music made her a favourite of music critics, and a rising star on
radio in 2003 with her debut album, Failer, made popular by
her hit singles "Six O'Clock News" and "Hockey Skates". Edwards' style of music is sometimes placed in the music genre
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Kathleen Edwards spent much of her youth listening to her brother's Neil Young and Bob Dylan records. He also bought her first record, a Tom Petty album. After high school Kathleen Edwards decided not to attend college instead opting to play local clubs to pay the bills. During this time she was influenced by Ani DiFranco. The music of Whiskeytown and its former member Ryan Adams inspired her determination to write music.
In 1999, Kathleen Edwards recorded a six-song EP entitled Building 55, and pressed 500 copies. By the fall of 2000, she was on tour across Canada managing her own gigs. In 2001 she wrote seven of the 10 songs for her 2003 debut release Failer.