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Holly Miranda grew up in a conservative religious family in Detroit. Secular music was banned in her childhood home, but she got a guitar at 14 and left for New York City at 16 to try and make it in the music business. And she did, sort of. After making a major-label album that was ultimately canned, Miranda went on to form a band called The Jealous Girlfriends, which went on hiatus in 2007 when her solo career began in earnest.