Amy Millan performs live in studio

Amy Millan
Amy Millan (MPR Photo/Stephanie Curtis)

Amy Millan is best known for her breathy singing with the pop groups Broken Social Scene and Stars. Despite that indie-rock reputation, Millan thinks of herself as a country music girl at heart.

Her idol is Johnny Cash. For her solo album, she recorded songs about drinking and heartbreak that she wrote when she was still in her early twenties.

Songs performed: "Losing You," "Look Up," and "Into the Dark."

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