Marianne Faithfull Speaks Broken English with Glenn O'Brien
Glenn O'Brien, Interview, February 1980
MARIANNE FAITHFULL hasn't had a hit record since 'As Tears Go By' in 1966. That song, written for her by Jagger and Richards, instantly transformed a bright beautiful schoolgirl into a pop romantic ideal: the pre-Raphaelite English rose heroine plaintively observing life pass her by, an ancient sensibility lost in a mod world.
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