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Singer Stone says big thank-you
Joss Stone
Stone presented an award at the Brits earlier this year
Soul singer Joss Stone has said a huge thank-you to the hundreds of people who helped and inspired her on her latest album - in a 7,000-word document.

Stone re-directs fans from the album sleeve - where credits are usually listed - to her website, where the thank-you note runs to 12 A4 pages.

Included in the credits are Lauryn Hill, James Brown, Vinnie Jones, Lemar, her parents, pet dogs and God.

Stone's third album, Introducing Joss Stone, was released on Monday.

The 19-year-old, who grew up in Devon, describes making the album as "a true growing experience... in the last four, almost five years, I had no choice but to grow maybe 20 years in that time."

Her career took off when she won a BBC talent show at the age of 14.

She then came to the attention of US record executive Steve Greenberg and her debut album, The Soul Sessions, went on to sell half a million copies in the US alone.

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