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 of Garbage went on a Twitter rant at fans last night after a gig in Koln, Germany.
»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
What’s your favourite Shirley Manson story? The one about the Garbage frontwoman revealing her love for her new orange guitar because it was «the colour of my fanny»? The incident in which she pooed in a boyfriend’s cornflakes because he had annoyed her? Or the time when she abruptly hacked off her signature ginger hair? Читать далее
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
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