Alecia Moore began 2014 at an all-time high. As Pink, her 2012 album The Truth About Love had just been certified double-platinum, its accompanying tour grossing more than $150 million. But rather than go even bigger for her next act, Moore, 35, took a left turn by tapping her friend, 34-year-old singer-guitarist Dallas Green (aka City and Colour, formerly of hardcore band Alexisonfire), for a country-tinged folk side project.

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