Friday 15 with Ruth Phypers, author of Dragon King's Daughter

Today we speak to Ruth Phypers about love and addiction as her autobiography Dragon's King Daughter goes on sale and we’ll book end our chat of course with some great music. Genre-bending", drawing on electronica, punk, R&B, and the avant-garde are some of the adjectives that describe the music scape of FKA twigs, her track - Two Weeks is a lush production with a cinematic sounding score, take a listen.Dennis Brown was the Jamaican reggae artist of choice during the 70’s, 80 and 90’s. During his prolific career which began in the late 1960s he recorded more than 75 albums. Bob Marley cited Brown as his favourite singer, dubbing him "The Crown Prince of Reggae. Sitting and watching is just one of his many many hits.Ruth Phypers’ autobiography is new on Amazon and is a story of an extraordinary lifeTori Amos - "Silent All These Years has resonance with you.Back in 1979 when the nation had its first female prime minster "Love Will Tear Us Apart" It was written in Ian Curtis of Joy Division. Recorded in 1980, Love Will Tear Us Apart" has remained critically popular and is listed by NME, Rolling Stone as one of the best pop songs ever.

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