The Linda Perry Project: Breaking the Old, Making the New

August 6, 2014 11:16 AM

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Just over a month ago, I temporarily moved to a remote region of Utah to work in quiet and isolation on a book. My plan was simple - I would minimize technological distractions in my life, using the Internet and phone only as necessary. There was a television in my little cabin, but I hadn't even bothered to look for the remote control - I wouldn't need that, I thought to myself, as I unpacked my bags. But then the unexpected happened: I saw an online advertisement for Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project on VH1, and I went in desperate search for that remote control. Soon, I awaited Wednesday nights with great anticipation, simply so that I could pick up on where the previous week's Make or Break left off.

By now, it's fairly common knowledge that Linda Perry is the super-producer who reshaped dozens of careers from Pink to Christina Aguilera and Gwen Stefani to James Blunt. But like so many of my friends and peers who were teenagers in the 1990s, I was first introduced to Linda Perry as the lead sing...

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