Alison Goldfrapp remembers her first Glastonbury. Many years passed before she took the stage there with her own band, Goldfrapp. She wore thigh-high black leather boots and a leotard, sported a magnificent horse tail on her bum, and performed the Top 20 hit “Strict Machine” in a three-octave range. , back it up. She was still a music-loving teenager in a market town in Hampshire. “I was about 16, I think. I didn’t have a ticket,” she confesses.
When she was in her mother’s car parked in a field, she heard about the festival and thought it must be close. It wasn’t. “After hours of walking across the field, I could find what looked like a small hole under the fence that a dog had made.” She scraped more soil with her hands, Pretend to slide through the cavity.
In the house she saw a funk band and then walked around thinking she would meet someone she knew, but never did. . But she couldn’t sleep, so by lunchtime it was all over and she went home. “
Later, in a very wet Glastonbury, she remembers seeing The Cure. But by 2008, Goldfrapp reached the pyramid stage himself. They had top 10 hits with “Ooh La La” and “Number 1” and brought dancers who started out in smocked her dresses and then transformed into bikini-clad Paul her dancers. Some critics seemed a little shocked, and so did those close to us.
“Godmother didn’t like it,” says Goldfrapp. “She came to me after the show at the Royal Albert Hall.” [four days earlier]said. very unnecessaryHer mother was already mad at the animal-headed dancers she performed with in Hyde Park in 2006. She said, “Her mother hated werewolf men and werewolf women because to her it was an anti-Christian pagan fantasy.”