Kate Nash Starting An After School Rock Club For Girls

The issue of women’s status in music has been bothering Nash since she rose from Harrow in the wake of Lily Allen’s similarly chirpy cockney pop to release a number one debut album, Made of Bricks (Fiction), in 2007. By the time she was being named Best British Female at the 2008 Brit Awards she was getting pretty tired of being asked in every interview why there were so many good women singers around all of a sudden, as if it was some evolutionary anomaly. Her experience of the music business was: “A door opens and it’s like, ‘Oh hello, it’s 12 men and me. Again.'”

Read the article in the London Evening Standard.


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