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England. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Holly Golightly (she insists it is her real name) has always been a fan of classic Britpop from the 60s British Invasion era, as evidenced by her work as a member of Billy Childishs spin-off group Thee Headcoatees, and as a solo recording artist. While with Thee Headcoatees, Golightly was present for underground favourites such as 1992s Have Love, Will Travel and 1994s Girlsville. She launched her own solo career while still a member of the band, making her debut in 1995 with The Good Things. Straight away, the artist showed that she was looking to break free of the usual three-chord garage rock of Thee Headcoatees, mixing in blues rock and folk compositions alongside the expected styles. Golightly has since issued solo recordings at an average of a new album per year, including stand-out releases such as the 1996 all-covers set Laugh It Up! (featuring songs by Willie Dixon, Ray Davies, Mudhoney and the...