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Winning hearts with love songs

Singer-songwriter Christina Perri's fans go to her for advice on matters of the heart

Published on Jun 2, 2014 12:47 PM
Singer Christina Perri tattoos song lyrics on her body. -- PHOTO: YU TSAI

American singer-songwriter Christina Perri made her name with soul-baring love ballads such as Jar Of Hearts and A Thousand Years, so it comes as no surprise that her fans turn to her for relationship advice.

"It's so funny, all my fans are so cute," the 27-year-old singer from Philadelphia says in a telephone interview. "All they want to do is hug me and talk about love. So yeah, I talk to them all the time about it and I tell them whatever I think whenever they ask me."

She is currently riding high on her second album, Head Or Heart, which went to No. 4 on Billboard upon its release in April. It includes the hit single Human, which was in the Top 10 charts of local radio station HOT FM 91.3.

Perri had her big break in 2010 when she performed her tune, Jar Of Hearts, written about a former lover, live on popular American television show So You Think You Can Dance.

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