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Jennifer Knapp Returns

After a five-year hiatus, one of the great Christian chick rockers is making a comeback

Jennifer Knapp, who sold over a million albums in the late 1990s and early 2000s before abruptly stepping away from Christian music in 2004, is making a comeback.

Several weeks ago, she updated her official website, which had been stagnant for years. And her MySpace page has, for several weeks, included notice of a single show coming up next Friday in Los Angeles with another CCM veteran, Phillip LaRue.

Knapp's management confirmed to CT recently that she was making music again. "After a well needed hiatus, Jennifer has started writing/recording again and playing select shows," said her manager, Dave Hopper. CT's requests for an interview with Knapp were denied, though Hopper said she might grant one later.

This afternoon, Knapp made her first official statement on the matter on her website, starting off a brief entry with the words, "Yes, it's true. I am the REAL Jennifer Knapp and I've been doing a little music lately."

Knapp wrote that she keeps running into old friends who are asking ...

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