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Carole Pope: Singer Songwriter

Episode 41 - July 6, 2015

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Carole pope, rough trade, music for lesbians, interview, carole pope podcastSinger, songwriter Carole Pope is known for pushing the boundaries of sexuality, sexual politics and the status quo.

Pope co-wrote the hit song “High School Confidential” for her band Rough Trade in 1980. It was one of the most sexually explicit songs in pop music.

We talk about her songwriting process, her most recent recording “Music for Lesbians” and her book “Anti-Diva” a no-holds-barred look at her adventures in the music scene – on the concert stage, in the recording studio, and in the bedroom.

See Carole Pope perform at Revival House in Stratford, 9pm, Saturday Aug. 13.

Please note this podcast was recorded in 2015.

Show Notes
Carole Pope’s website
Carole Pope on Bandcamp
Carole Pope’s book “Anti Diva” at Amazon
Shovels & Rope
Joey Arias
Justin Vivian Bond
KGSR radio in Austin