Coming October 2019, GIRL TO CITY: A Memoir follows one young woman's progression from Elton John fan in the Pittsburgh suburbs to Manhattan art student; from punk show habitué to fledgling musician to cult singer-songwriter who caused a sensation with 1996 debut solo album Diary Of A Mod Housewife. Set in a ramshackle twentieth century New York world of homemade clubs and bands, through love affairs, temp jobs and motherhood, Girl To City: describes the screw-ups and charmed moments it took for a girl in the crowd at CBGB to pick up a guitar and sing her truth on stage, creating an identity as an artist back when female musician role models were rare. The challenge of balancing art with real life is one of the themes that define Rigby's work as a songwriter, and those struggles are the basis of this story. For anyone who ever imagined trying to make a life out of what they love.
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#1 in Rolling Stone! The President Can’t Read is the #1 single in Greil Marcus’ Real Life Rock Top Ten in this month’s Rolling Stone. Thank you Wreckless Eric for your brilliant production.
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“American Girl, take me out of this world…” Brand new video for Tom Petty Karaoke, directed by Ted Barron. Inspired by J Mascis singing Tom Petty in a Provincetown karaoke bar.
RIP Philip Roth - Amy in the Guardian "14 writers on their favourite Philip Roth novels"
Lovely live review from Berlin NYC: http://newyorkmusicdaily.wordpress.com/2018/06/10/amyberlin/
Amy was on Mountain Stage (w/Wreckless Eric bass & Steve Goulding drums)! Listen here
An hour long interview including tracks from Last Roundup, the Shams, and a live one or two thanks to Charlie at Stereo Hysteria here
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