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Interview with LITA FORD

September 2nd, 2013
Lita Ford: Living Like a Runaway

LITA FORD

INTERVIEW AND PHOTOS BY MARKO SYRJALA

Lita Ford is a British-born, American rock musician and singer who was the lead guitarist for highly successful, but short lived, all-girl band The Runaways in the late 70’s. Ford achieved popularity for her solo career during the 1980’s. Her 1988 album LITA went platinum in the USA and it featured four commercial hits, including “Kiss Me Deadly”, “Back to the Cave”, “Falling In And Out Of Love” and “Close My Eyes Forever” which was a duet with Ozzy Osbourne. The 90’s wasn’t an easy time for hard rock bands/artists. Following the release of BLACK in 1995 Ford retired from the music business and focused on family life. Lita returned to the stage in 2008 and one year later she released WICKED WONDERLAND, which was her first album in almost fifteen years. Since then she has gone through many changes including a difficult divorce from Jim Gillette but she has also released her strongest album in decades titled LIVING LIKE A RUNAWAY (2012). Lita Ford and her renewed band arrived to a mini-tour in Scandinavia in July. I was fortunate to meet her at backstage in Skogsrojet festival in Sweden and here are the results of that interesting discussing session. Read on! Read the rest of this entry »

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Lita Ford with support on Living Like A Runaway Scandinavia Mini Tour 2013 Kulturbolaget Malmo, Sweden

August 28th, 2013

Lita Ford

Living Like A Runaway Scandinavia Mini Tour 2013
Diamond Dawn – support act

Kulturbolaget, Malmo, Sweden
25/7 – 2013

Review & live pictures by: Anders Sandvall

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