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Willy Vlautin

You're best known as a novelist - with brilliant books such as Lean on Pete and Northline - but you've also had a long career as the frontman of lo-fi indie-rockers Richmond Fontaine. How did you ge

30th October, 2011
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You're best known as a novelist - with brilliant books such as Lean on Pete and Northline - but you've also had a long career as the frontman of lo-fi indie-rockers Richmond Fontaine. How did you get into writing music and stories?

I started hanging out with musicians from a young age. I was always writing songs, from 13 or 14. I didn't sleep away from my guitar until I was, like, 27. I was...

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