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Garbage’s Shirley Manson: ‘The music industry has imploded’

Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has labelled the music industry a «dinosaur».

The singer believes the system has fallen apart because it’s failed to keep up with how young people consume music. She told Metro: «It’s a shell of what it once was and the industry hasn’t got it’s head around the fact a lot of young people don’t listen to the radio or buy records – the industry has been slow to adapt and has become a dinosaur.» Читать далее

Shirley Manson: The 5 Artists Who Inspire Me

Patti Smith
»I was in a band called Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie when I was a kid, maybe 18 years old, and the lead singer brought me [Smith’s iconic 1975 debut] Horses. I played it over and over and over again and fell madly in love. She’s remained a touchstone throughout my career, and a beacon of light whenever I feel a little trepidatious about how a woman in music can, as she gets older, navigate the waters.» Читать далее

The SPIN Interview: Shirley Manson

Shirley Manson has taken to miming. With her shock of crimson hair pulled into a bun, she declares in a proud brogue, «This is how I used to operate in the world.» She braces against an imaginary wall and shoves, to no avail. «Now, I’m like this.» She slowly pushes the wall six inches, beaming. «Forty-five years old ain’t so bad!» Читать далее

Interview Tidbit

I was concerned at Comic-Con. We were told that someone was going to die – we didn’t know who. It was like the Last Supper all of a sudden. “Is it me, is it me?” But they assured me that I’d be coming back as John Henry, so I wouldn’t freak out. Thankfully. Читать далее