by Kurt Reighley
Since Lene Lovich burst onto the scene with her 1979 hit single "Lucky Number," ushering in the New Wave era, her life has been defined by an unyielding commitment to the arts and activism. She starred in the French television film Rock, costarred (with Nina Hagen and Herman Brood) in the motion picture Cha-Cha, and co-wrote and played the lead in the London stage play Mata Hari. She co-wrote the score to the short film Alpha Girls, and also wrote the libretto for the opera The Collector, and recorded Peter Hammill and Judge Smith's opera Fall of the House of Usher. She recorded and toured...
I had a disturbed childhood, growing up in Detroit. My imagination - the places I could go to, and the things I found there, was often my only sanctuary. It wasn't long before I discovered that there was a great therapeutic value in making a noise...
Corrie came closer to the fire. She stood there a while, then shivered. Pa was watching. Slowly, she stretched her thirteen-year-old fingers as far as she dared towards the warmth...
I couldn't possibly list my favorite novels or authors. I certainly couldn't list them in any order of merit. Sometimes it's the story, and sometimes it's the way it's told, that makes the book special.
Novels can be brilliant in some parts and tedious in others. What I do know is that I now have tremendous respect for anyone who writes a novel. It's a big job.
One book that had considerable effect on me is, 'The Night Of The Hunter' by Davis Grubb. It was made into a movie starring...
Lovich at the Stereo Society (selected
To Lene's home at the Stereo Society (all links)
To Lene's 2005 CD Shadows And Dust
To Lene's 2005 biography
To Lene's graphics galleries
Hi-res downloadable graphics
Lene in interview (2005)
Lene in interview (1999)
The Lene Lovich website
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