Shirley Manson

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Shirley Manson: ‘I took a crap on a cheating boyfriend’s breakfast cereal. I’m not ashamed’
The singer on sexism in rock, overcoming shyness and taking revenge to the extreme

As told to Dave Simpson

13, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Post your questions for Garbage’s Shirley Manson
The Scottish alt-rock performer has sold millions of records, recorded a Bond theme and inspired a generation of songwriters from Lady Gaga to Florence Welch. Now she’s ready to answer your questions about her storied career

Shaad D'Souza

05, Oct, 2022 @2:10 PM

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‘I had this strong feeling that my face was disfigured’ – Kitty Wallace, the body dysmorphic sufferer turned campaigner
Her early life was blighted by the condition, until a TV documentary changed everything. Now, she works for the UK’s leading support group

Annie Kelly

26, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Garbage’s Shirley Manson: ‘Grange Hill was my best friend – it saved my life’
Ahead of a reissue of her band’s classic Beautiful Garbage, the Scottish frontwoman remembers her teenage passions, from the fiction that terrified her to the Edinburgh nightclub that set her free

As told to Dave Simpson

09, Sep, 2021 @2:43 PM

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A moment that changed me: meeting the rescue dog who comforted me through unfathomable loss | Shirley Manson
When I first held my dog Veela in my arms, I was grappling with my mother’s dementia, which was followed much too soon by her death. The teachings of my little red dog helped me survive

Shirley Manson

21, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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On my radar: Shirley Manson’s cultural highlights
The singer on her obsession with The Bureau, the revolutionary Lil Nas X and her seafood pilgrimage to East Lothian

Kathryn Bromwich

12, Jun, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Would any woman want to be alone with Robert Foster now? | Rebecca Nicholson
The Mississippi politician’s refusal to be in the company of a female journalist without a chaperone implies that would-be voters are at best stupid

Rebecca Nicholson

13, Jul, 2019 @2:30 PM

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Garbage review – scrappy cyberpunks make a strident homecoming
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Version 2.0, Shirley Manson’s ‘mongrel pop’ band channel robotic beats into an endearingly human performance

Graeme Virtue

05, Sep, 2018 @1:30 PM

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Garbage's Shirley Manson: 'I want to feel love, lust and everything in between'
Twenty years on from their seminal album, Version 2.0, the band’s singer is still as driven by anxiety and anger as ever. She talks about her history of self-harm, the pressures of fame – and why she has become so vocal in the #MeToo movement

Eve Barlow

31, Aug, 2018 @5:00 AM

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'They called me the antichrist': JT LeRoy, Laura Albert and the literary hoax
The subject of the film Author: The JT Leroy Story says she was attacked ‘with the fury of wasps’ after her deception was uncovered

Brigid Delaney

28, Dec, 2016 @3:47 AM

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Garbage: Strange Little Birds review – a sluggish comeback

Emily Mackay

12, Jun, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Shirley Manson interview: ‘I sobbed at Bambi and walked out of Titanic’
The Garbage singer’s best and worst films ever both starred Kate Winslet

Michael Cragg

26, Oct, 2015 @10:59 AM

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