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First Watch: Caroline Says, 'Sweet Home Alabama'

Austin-based singer Caroline Sallee appropriates the well-known Lynryd Skynyrd title to juxtapose that celebration of the south with her own, much grimmer take on those who never leave it.

, the musical project of Austin-based Caroline Sallee, makes songs that are delicate and breezy, with slyly subtle undercurrents that suggest a much darker universe. On her latest song, "SweetSallee intentionally appropriates the well-known Lynryd Skynyrd title to juxtapose its celebration of the deep south with her own, much grimmer take.

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