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Singer Apple releases leaked CD
Fiona Apple
Apple's third album is released on 4 October in the US
US singer-songwriter Fiona Apple will release the reworked version of her new album in the autumn, following its earlier leaked release on the internet.

Last year 11 album tracks appeared online, prompting speculation that the Grammy-winning singer's label Epic were unhappy with her third record.

"Now that my album is finally finished I am very excited to have people hear what we did," she said on her website.

The album - entitled Extraordinary Machine - is due out in early October.

Apple, 27, released her debut album, Tidal, in 1996. Two years later she won a Grammy award for her song Criminal.

Her second long-player - which has a 90-word title usually abbreviated to When The Pawn... - holds the record for the longest album name ever.

It was thought that Epic did not want to release her third album over fears it was not commercial enough.

However, the leaked tracks were enthusiastically received by critics and led to fans lobbying for its release.

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