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The expatriate returns Stateside in an attempt to swing all fates toward love. You’ll know for sure you've been involved in something special.
What better way to celebrate than to witness creator Meg Remy, unaccompanied and raw, survey the wreckage of North America and help you dance beyond it?
Although she seems fragile, she’s got a reserve of Southern courteousness to draw on, offering, for example, to help the photographer’s assistant when she sees her struggling with various bits of kit.
This is, however, the morning after the night before.
Not even trash-loving cult film-maker John Waters could have imagined a counter-cultural icon as perfect as this: an overweight girl from impoverished rural Arkansas, the loudest singer in the church choir, who shoots and eats squirrels for supper, grows up to become the most famous – the only famous – fat, lesbian, feminist pop star in the world.
Along the way she walks the runway at Paris Fashion Week, teaching fat-phobic fashionistas the error of their ways, poses nude on the cover of NME, then for the fashion glossy Love and writes an anthem about the righteousness of same-sex marriage – Standing in the Way of Control – which is bellowed in bars by boys who call things “gay” as an insult.
Well, Beth Ditto is real, and on a dreary January afternoon she’s reclining sculpturally on a white Eames chaise in a hotel room in central London, having her photo taken.
I just do not like writing lyrics at all, I do not enjoy it.It's tempting to set up a grand introduction for Beth Ditto on the occasion of her solo debut after disbanding the Gossip, but this native Arkansan can say so much in a few swaggerful lines over a pounding kick drum and bone-rattling bass guitar: "Two sisters, four brothers/Hard worker, like my mother/Not bitter, so sweet/Strawberry ca-ca-canned peach!" Those lyrics (from the Jacknife Lee cowrite "Oo La La") contain the fundamentals of Ditto's album Fake Sugar: family strength, punky grit, unabashed Southernness and the rural-rags-to-rock-royalty story of our hostess, who here turns strive and strife into music that is honeyed and familiar.In a shitty punk band your rehearsal was usually just an actual show.You were kind of working it out in front of people.