Q&A Melissa Etheridge

Two-time Grammy winner and high-profile breast-cancer survivor Melissa Etheridge releases her new album and DVD set, Greatest Hits: The Road Less Traveled, this week.

Why now for the greatest-hits album?

Before, I felt like I hadn't reached the place that I needed to be. After Lucky [in 2004], I felt, I can do it now. I felt like this is a nice place to put a stake in. It was kind of fortuitous that the cancer diagnosis came [when it did]--it made it even more of a milestone.

What's on the DVD?

You can see all the different hairstyles. I started...

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