Rose Elinor Dougall


Friday 8th April 2016

Rose Elinor Dougall

Where are you from?

What do you do?
Write songs and sing them.

Describe your style in three words?
Classic clean lines.

You can make a record with anyone from history - who would it be?
Joe Boyd has made some of my favourite records with Nick Drake, Fairport Convention and The Incredible String Band amongst others... Jean Claude Vannier was the string arranger for most of Serge Gainsbourg's records, most notably Histoire de Melody Nelson, and was an incredible composer in his own right, so I'd get him in too...

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been too?
Seeing My Bloody Valentine at The Roundhouse a few years ago was memorable just for the sheer volume alone, not to mention Loveless is one of my favourite ever records.

What British music icons inspire your sound today?
Sandy Denny, Dusty Springfield, Delia Derbyshire, Elizabeth Fraser, The Smiths, Siouxsie Sioux.

You can spend an hour with anyone from history - who would it be and why?
Right now I'd be pretty keen to have a chat with the production company that made The Apprentice USA and implore them not to put Donald Trump on TV. Otherwise, I would really like a to have a whisky with Leonard Cohen and his infinite wisdom...

Rose Elinor Dougall, formerly of The Pipettes, as well as a collaborator and performer with Mark Ronson & The Business Intl, will release her second solo album 'Stellular' on 20th January 2017.

It has been listed as Rough Trade's Album of the Month for January 2017 and you can watch the official video for the title track below.

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