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The Austin 100: Nobody's Girl

Nobody's Girl.
Nicki Gell
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Nobody's Girl.

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Genre: Folk Pop

Why We're Excited: Nobody's Girl takes three hardworking veteran Austin singer-songwriters — BettySoo, Grace Pettis and The Voice alum Rebecca Loebe — and assembles them into a countrified folk-pop supergroup with a knack for choruses that soar. All three have found wide audiences as solo acts, but as a group, they form a harmony-rich Voltron that conjures a potent cocktail of joy, longing and defiance.

Listen to Nobody's Girl's "What'll I Do"

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Stephen Thompson is a writer, editor and reviewer for NPR Music, where he speaks into any microphone that will have him and appears as a frequent panelist on All Songs Considered. Since 2010, Thompson has been a fixture on the NPR roundtable podcast Pop Culture Happy Hour, which he created and developed with NPR correspondent Linda Holmes. In 2008, he and Bob Boilen created the NPR Music video series Tiny Desk Concerts, in which musicians perform at Boilen's desk. (To be more specific, Thompson had the idea, which took seconds, while Boilen created the series, which took years. Thompson will insist upon equal billing until the day he dies.)
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