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

Who's Afraid of Amanda Lear?

Michael Watts, Melody Maker, 10 February 1979

She lived with Brian Jones, and was Salvador Dali's protégé. She took David Bowie to see Metropolis, and watched him turn Fritz Lang into hit records. People say that she was once a man, and sometimes she denies it. Now she's the White Queen of Disco — which she despises — and a superstar everywhere but Britain and America.

Total word count of piece: 8695

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.