Picks and Pans Review: SXSW Artist to Watch: Duffy the Next Amy Winehouse?

updated 04/07/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/07/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

At the recent South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, music industry insiders were buzzing about another soulful U.K. import, Duffy. The 23-year-old Welsh singer, whose debut album, Rockferry, arrives stateside May 13, wowed crowds with her smoky vocals and jazzy vibe.

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