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Kim Deal & Tanya Donelly: A conversation about Belly, the Breeders, Throwing Muses, the Pixies & alternatives

Interview by Evelyn McDonnell, Musician, September 1993

STROLL INTO the Dayton, Ohio, house shared by twins Kim and Kelley Deal on a muggy summer afternoon and step over a clutter of CDs, ...

Belly: Star (4AD)

Review by Jim Arundel, Melody Maker, 23 January 1993

A Womb Of Their Own ...

Belly: The Exploding Gastric Inevitable

Interview by John Harris, Melody Maker, 12 June 1993

Indie sex kitten, superstar, classic songwriter, gender traitor, fairy tale princess — these are just some of the inevitable praises and insults levelled at TANYA ...

Belly: Leeds Univeristy

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 17 July 2016

Beguiling fairytales, big choruses — as the crowd declare love, it beggars belief that Belly have spent so long in cold storage. ...

Belly: Happy days in hell

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 10 February 1993

Airy melodies and nightmare lyrics make Belly a surprise hit ...

Belly full of love and compassion

Interview by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 20 March 1993

Fame, birth, temptation and dead cats are all grist to Belly's mill. ...

Belly: Garage, London

Live Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 4 February 1995


4AD Records: Labelled with Love

Retrospective and Interview by Wyndham Wallace, Classic Pop, November 2013

A new book, Martin Aston's Facing The Other Way, tells the story of a label that scored just a single number one hit during the ...

Belly: Rough Trade Shop, Covent Garden, London

Live Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 23 January 1993


Belly: Belly in Wonderland

Profile and Interview by Evelyn McDonnell, Spin, March 1993

Former Throwing Muse Tanya Donelly is up her Belly with highly imaginary tales of a very real world. ...

4AD Records: The "pure" label behind Pixies and Cocteau Twins

Retrospective and Interview by Martin Aston, The Guardian, 10 October 2013

Little was known about Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent, the enigmatic founders of celebrated indie label 4AD, until they were tracked down in the US. ...

Belly: Colonic Youth

Interview by Jim Arundel, Melody Maker, 4 July 1992

Tanya Donnelly and I have met before. She was a nervous, skittish platinum blonde then who kept leaving the room to be ill, clutching her ...

see also Tanya Donnelly

see also Throwing Muses


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