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Girls at their best

Lately, it feels like you can’t move for interesting memoirs emerging from iconic female indie rock musicians. It’s a trend kick-started by the success of Patti Smith’s Just Kids memoir, a 2010 offering which won a large number of awards for the icon

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

15th February, 2015
Nadine O’Regan

Former Slits guitarist Viv Albertine’s brilliant memoir Clothes Music Boys has just become available in paperback. In the next ten days, Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth will publish her memoir, and, in April, Tracey Thorn of Everything But the Girl will follow up her compelling memoir Bedsit Disco Queen with another book: Naked at the Albert Hall: The Inside Story of Singing. Industry behemoths have spotted a gap in the market and they’re filling it...

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