Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Terence Trent D'Arby: Not Just a Comeback. A Reinvention.

Amy Linden, The New York Times, 13 August 1995

TERENCE TRENT D'Arby is explaining, for what may be the umpteenth time, why he lopped off his dreadlocks in favor of a close-cropped peroxide coif. "It wasn't something as frivolous as I want to be blond," the 33-year-old singer says. "Although I'm starting to understand, at least on a certain level why — quote unquote — blondes have more fun. Dark colors are more enigmatic, mysterious and cool. Light colors are more inviting. So if your face, which is the first thing people look at, is framed by something light, it makes it more approachable."

Total word count of piece: 1062

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.