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Women in Pop Music (Paperback)

Author: Challis, Helen

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A survey of female pop artists and their place in the largely male-dominated rock industry, featuring studies of women in punk (The Slits, Poly Styrene, Siouxsie Sue), the Riot Grrrl ''movement'' (Courtney Love, Hole, Bikini Kill, L7, and others), bhangra, indie/ alternative pop, rap and hip-hop, and sexism in pop music. There are chapters on musicians and singers such as Kate Bush, Sinead O''Connor, Joan Armatrading, P.J. Harvey, and Madonna. ''Whatever I did was sabotaged by the fact that I had tits.'' (Caroline Coon, on managing The Clash) Helen Challis has written for many music magazines, including Spin, Q, Vox, Rolling Stone and the New Musical Express. Her books include The Madonna Cult (1991).


Publisher Crescent Moon Publishing
Mfg Part# 9781861711304
SKU 209332846
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1861711301
Release Date 9/16/2008
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