Joan Armatrading: Fragile Surfaces And Fast Getaways
Penny Valentine, Melody Maker, 30 September 1978
IN HER KITCHEN Joan Armatrading washes up the plates from a vegetarian meal we have just eaten. "You wouldn't think," she had said earlier with a self-effacing smile, standing in her dungarees, stars-and-stripes braces pulled off to give her more manoeuvrability, "that I was a good cook, would you?".
Total word count of piece: 3185