Excerpts from new memoir go online...
'Girl In A Band'

For almost three decades Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore proved that marriage and rock 'n' roll could mix.

Then, suddenly, the pair separated. Thurston Moore, it emerged, had conducted an affair with London-based art book editor Eva Prinz.

Kim Gordon had kept silent about this, but reveals her thoughts in upcoming memoir 'Girl In A Band'. Out on February 24th, the Guardian has managed to get hold of some vital excerpts.

Of Moore's affair, Kim Gordon had this to say: “No one could understand how Thurston, who always had a good nose for the user, the groupie, the nutcase or the hanger-on, had let himself get pulled under by her. I did feel some compassion for Thurston ... but that’s a lot different to forgiveness.”

Elsewhere, Kim Gordon revealed her opinion of Courtney Love: “No one ever questions the disorder behind her tarantula LA glamour – sociopathy, narcissism – because it’s good rock and roll, good entertainment! I have a low tolerance for manipulative, egomaniacal behaviour, and usually have to remind myself that the person might be mentally ill.”

And doesn't hold a very high opinion of Billy Corgan: “Courtney asked us for advice about her ‘secret affair’ with Billy Corgan. I thought, Ewwww, at even the mention of Billy Corgan, whom nobody liked because he was such a crybaby, and Smashing Pumpkins took themselves way too seriously and were in no way punk rock.”

'Girl In A Band' is due to be released on February 24th.

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