Published on October 17th, 2016 | by LTWF


Lucy O’Brien

Lucy O’Brien is the author of She Bop: The Definitive History of Women in Popular Music. She also published Madonna: Like An Icon (now translated into 13 languages), plus indepth biographies of Dusty Springfield and Annie Lennox.

Lucy has worked for the music press since the1980s, starting on NME and she’s contributed to a range of titles including Q, MOJO, the Sunday Times and The Guardian. She co-produced Righteous Babes, the 1998 Channel 4 film about rock and new feminism and is a regular contributor to music related television programmes and documentaries. Back in the early 1980s Lucy was in all-girl punk band The Catholic Girls.

Lucy is currently Course Leader for Music Journalism and Music Marketing & Promotion at UCA Epsom.

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