I love me some V.V. Brown, who has become 2010's first British soul diva to invade our shores in a big way (Amy who? Lily what's-her-name now? Oh, and I don't know any Adele!?) with a rousing Highline ballroom show a month ago and talked-about appearance at South by Southwest. The lanky singer, whose retro-infused debut stateside disc drops April 20, made a touring pit stop by my office on March 26 and whipped out her trusty guitar to really show off what all the fuss is about. Check it out above!

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