Bedsit Disco Queen: How I Grew Up and Tried to be a Pop Star [NOOK Book]

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I was only sixteen when I bought an electric guitar and joined a band. A year later, I formed an all-girl band called the Marine Girls and played gigs, and signed to an indie label, and started releasing records.

Then, for eighteen years, between 1982 and 2000, I was one half of the group Everything But the Girl. In that time, we released nine albums and sold nine million records. We went on countless tours, had hit singles and flop singles, ...
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Bedsit Disco Queen: How I Grew Up and Tried to be a Pop Star

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Overview

I was only sixteen when I bought an electric guitar and joined a band. A year later, I formed an all-girl band called the Marine Girls and played gigs, and signed to an indie label, and started releasing records.

Then, for eighteen years, between 1982 and 2000, I was one half of the group Everything But the Girl. In that time, we released nine albums and sold nine million records. We went on countless tours, had hit singles and flop singles, were reviewed and interviewed to within an inch of our lives. I've been in the charts, out of them, back in. I've seen myself described as an indie darling, a middle-of-the-road nobody and a disco diva. I haven't always fitted in, you see, and that's made me face up to the realities of a pop career - there are thrills and wonders to be experienced, yes, but also moments of doubt, mistakes, violent lifestyle changes from luxury to squalor and back again, sometimes within minutes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405513982
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication date: 2/7/2013
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 315,381
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Tracey Thorn was singer and songwriter with Everything But the Girl from 1982-2000. At that point she semi-retired from the music business to bring up her children. She has since recorded three solo albums, Out of the Woods, Love and Its Opposite, and a Christmas album, Tinsel and Lights. She lives in London with her husband Ben Watt and their three children
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    Posted January 27, 2014

    To he survivor

    Um wow. The only action was falling from a tree and i have fallen from trees not that much action. Just make the stories long with action do not rush them. Oh and if you are going to call the title the surviver you might as well read freds chapter story he made one short and then got coments then he used the coments. Try using the coments and read freds they are awsome. Oh and his are at lonely forest and for each book there is a new chapter.

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