Girl in a Band: A Memoir

Girl in a Band: A Memoir

Kim Gordon


Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic adolescence, type icon, and function version for a new release of ladies, now tells her story—a memoir of lifestyles as an artist, of tune, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of many first girls of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting great thing about Patti Smith's Just Kids.

Often defined as aloof, Kim Gordon opens up as by no means prior to in Girl in a Band. Telling the tale of her kinfolk, turning out to be up in California within the '60s and '70s, her lifestyles in visible paintings, her flow to manhattan urban, the lads in her lifestyles, her marriage, her dating along with her daughter, her song, and her band, Girl in a Band is a wealthy and fantastically written memoir.

Gordon takes us again to the misplaced big apple of the Nineteen Eighties and '90s that gave upward push to Sonic formative years, and the choice revolution in well known track. The band helped construct a vocabulary of music—paving the way in which for Nirvana, gap, Smashing Pumpkins and plenty of different acts. yet at its middle, Girl in a Band examines the direction from lady to lady in uncharted territory, tune, artwork profession, what partnership means—and what occurs whilst that identification dissolves.

Evocative and edgy, choked with the attractions and sounds of a altering international and a transformative existence, Girl in a Band is the interesting chronicle of a striking trip and a unprecedented artist.

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