Interview - Transvision Vamp - If Looks Could Kill (Laserdisc)

But as the 90s got underway, the group were edged out to the pop periphery, the band were knackered and music was changing. As it was, the end came during an American tour in James first dabbled with a solo career with a album that was written for her by Elvis Costello.

Costello later said that he knocked out the album in a weekend, and James considered the songs to be direct digs at her — one was titled Puppet Girl , another We Despise You. This is great. Yet it was the catalyst for what came next. She holed up in her Ladbroke Grove home with her then-boyfriend, Clash guitarist Mick Jones, and taught herself to play guitar, bass and drums, before moving to America in true pop star fashion, she now splits her time between New York and the south of France.

She returned with a pair of hypnotic, otherworldly albums, under the moniker of Racine, in the s, before going on to release a run of records under her own name. And whether I sell significant amounts or not, I believe that is absolutely proving to be true. If you're squeamish, get a cushion ready to hide behind when it gets to the snooker bit Shudders pic.

I heard a rumour this is definitely worth catching There are some great musicians on it. How did you get them all together? WJ: Glen Matlock, I have known for a very long time because he is an old West London friend, so that was a no-brainer. I became friends with James Williamson from The Stooges via Facebook first and then he asked me to do some recording with him and we needed a drummer to make up the threesome for that session.

Whenever we saw each other we had always said that we wanted to find a way to work together, so I immediately thought to ask James if he would also come to California to do the James Williamson sessions. So that happened and we recorded the two cover versions of the album with James Williamson. At that time, James Williamson brought in Steve Mackay who is always the saxophonist for Iggy Pop but primarily known for the amazing sax playing on Funhouse. Lenny Kaye is one of my all-time favourite guitarists in the world ever.

When I was reaching around for the perfect guitarist for the album somebody suggested that I call up Lenny because he lived around the corner.

He lived a couple of streets from me in Manhattan. So we met for a cup of coffee and we got on very well. Where was the album recorded? When you got everyone in the studio in New York, what was the writing process? I had written everything and recorded guides of me singing and playing the guitar. Then for the recording session, we literally plugged in as a band and started investigating different ways to play bass lines and guitar parts and drum beats.

How long did it take to record? But there is always a way. It must have felt unreal playing with all those guys. They are fellow musicians who I admire and whose work I have lived and been influenced by over the years. Some of them are even fans of Transvision Vamp from the old days.

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Hi Alan Thanks for letting us know. Love Me Hardtime W11 Blues Kiss Me. CD3: 1. Ain't No Rules 3. If Looks Could Kill 4. Every Little Thing 5. Twangy Wigout 6. Don't Believe The Type 7. Pressure Times 8. Crawl Out Your Window 9. Swamp Thang Straight Thru Your Head Punky Says My Friend The Tom Cat Puppy Dogs' Tails.

CD4: 1. Revolution Baby [7" version] 2. I Want Your Love [7" version] 3. Revolution Baby [Zeus B. Held Mix] 4. Baby I Don't Care [7" edit] 6.

8. If Looks Could Kill [12″ remix] by Andy L * 9. (I Just Wanna) B with U [Club mix] MVCM If Looks Could Kill [12″ remix instrumental] by Andy L * (I Just Wanna) B with U [Dub mix] MVCM Transvision Vamp ‎– The Complete 12″ers Collection Vol. 1 Label: MCA Records ‎– WMC Tracklist.

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  4. Transvision Vamp were an English alternative rock band. Formed in by Nick Christian Sayer and Wendy James, the band enjoyed chart success in the late s and early s with their pop/punk, the lead singer and focal-point of the group, attracted media attention with her sexually charged and rebellious image.
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