Tracey Thorn – interview

By Guy Somerset In Books, Music

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14th February, 2013
I can’t help think Tracey Thorn was missing a trick when she abandoned singing from inside a wardrobe. Art-rock glory would surely have been hers for the taking had she persevered with what was to prove a once-only technique adopted to overcome shyness when her first band invited her to try out as lead vocalist during rehearsals. It was an inauspicious start for a singer who would go on to be dubbed “the most beautiful voice in English pop” by an Italian newspaper when she first toured the country with Everything But the Girl, the duo she formed with partner Ben Watt after ...

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