by Ellie McHale
The featured song is spectacular, but only one of two ballad-esque song on the album, as Skunk Anansie stuck to the band’s punk roots.
The interview is heartbreaking and eye opening. It is the first interview I’ve encountered with Skin, the frontwoman of Skunk Anansie. She is very eloquent and steadfast.
I cannot wait to sit down with or run to the most recent album.
This is called Skunk Anansie – I hope you get to meet your hero (official video).
By Will Stone in Britain:
Interview: Skunk Anansie’s Skin
Sunday 28 October 2012
The charismatic Deborah Anne Dyer – Skin – takes no prisoners as she tells why she’s had enough of stereotyping
Skin, born Deborah Anne Dyer, sticks out like a sore thumb in the world of rock music.
She’s a strikingly attractive black woman who occasionally models, is gay and married, has a nine-year-old and also happens to be the frontwoman of an aggressive heavy rock band – Skunk Anansie.
So where are Skin’s peers within the rock industry? When she formed the band in the early ’90s there were none. Now almost 20 years on there’s still none.
Speaking from her hotel room in Germany in between performing tracks from Skunk Anansie’s latest album Black Traffic on a TV show…
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