‘And I was surprised that Shakira would go that far,’ she continues. Peaches, Courtney Love – they don’t really have little girls listening to their music.
And from a feminist standpoint, I think it’s pretty confusing for a little girl to see that.’ She stops to weigh her words.
I had read in an interview that he was a fan of mine, which is always flattering, and we got chatting on the show.
"We swapped numbers and he called me a few days later.
She’s a ‘nature freak’ who, as a child, went hillwalking with her family and, as a teenager, began playing music in draughty cottages and on draughtier camping trips with friends on the local folk scene.
A have-guitar-will-travel busker type who spent years plugging away on the Edinburgh and London pub circuits before finally signing a record deal at the age of 27.
They now come together on the same stage for the first time since Live Aid to present a unique opportunity to see both bands as they tour throughout the UK in 2018.“Celebrating new albums, Simple Minds and The Pretenders will perform their classic hits, that have made them such a distinctive part of our musical heritage, as well as new material at outdoor venues all over the UK in 2018.“They will perform at the South of England Event Centre on Saturday 1 September 2018 as part of GRANDSLAM 2018.“Very special guest, KT Tunstall is confirmed to join the tour.
Since taking time out and unleashing her new invigorated album this summer, KT was searching for the next chapter in her musical career.
Of course I don’t have a problem with sexy music videos,’ she sighs. But what I don’t like – and I’m not talking specifically about Shakira here – is when the sexual objectification of the female body is used in a way that overshadows the music and it becomes a shock-factor You Tube moment.’ Tunstall could do without that. Her real name is Katie Tunstall; she adopted the stage name KT in homage to another uncompromising heroine, PJ Harvey.
We are discussing Shakira because Tunstall recently found herself embroiled in a media/blogosphere storm in a D-cup.