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Siobhan Fahey (born Siobhan Máire Deirdre Fahey) is a founding member of the 1980s British girl group Bananarama, and later formed the BRIT Award and Ivor Novello award winning musical outfit Shakespears Sister.
(1958 - )

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Bananarama were written off from day one. Nobody believed in us but us. We kept having hits despite the record company, despite the press.
 

Being a woman is really crap.
 

Depression scares people off. It makes me laugh that it has that kind of effect.
 

Fashion goes round in circles.
 

I absolutely hate Take That, East 17, the Spice Girls.
 

I can't remember what the last film I saw was, as I can't smoke or drink in cinemas.
 

I come from the home-grown punk ethic, where it doesn't matter if you can't play a note, it's how you communicate.
 

I consider the Stooges to be pop music.
 

I have a naturally camp sensibility and a camp sense of humour. I love the icons that gay people love.
 

I have this massive love for the whole culture of pop music. It's my fascination, my ongoing passion.
 

I just can't seem to write songs about peace and love. Yeah right, how do you get that?
 

I love to sing old Motown songs to myself, or some Patti Smith Edith Piaf or Billie Holiday. That gets me in the mood for singing.
 

I never belonged anywhere. I just felt like a creature from another planet.
 

I really, really love music. I'm affected by it and uplifted by it, and made to laugh and cry, and almost fall in love with the person who has made me feel so brilliant and communicated so profoundly to me.
 

I watched my mother waste her life on housework and swore I'd never do that. Dave does the cooking.
 

I'm a crap guitarist and I find it really hard writing on my own.
 

I'm a hopeless mother; a hopeless wife; I have to try harder. I'm just a pathetic case history, really.
 

I'm absolutely obsessed with The Jesus And Mary Chain and Patti Smith, but I'm a massive pop fan. I love pop culture, It's a total reflection of the zeitgeist.
 

I'm quite repulsed by the diva type.
 

I'm still grappling with all the things most people resolve by the time they're 35. Maybe that's why I make music that is relevant to young people. I'm emotionally stuck at the age of 13.
 


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