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Monday, October 03, 2005

All your taste are belong to Jools

Guardian: The taste-makers
So you think you decide what goes into your music collection? Wrong. Alexis Petridis speaks to the people who control what you hear, like and buy


Later with Jools Holland's impact on sales is well-documented. KT Tunstall was, by her own admission, "playing to about six people a night", until she was booked at the last minute when rapper Nas pulled out. After performing Black Horse and the Cherry Tree, her debut album was re-issued with the track included and went platinum.