Emily Capell: Who Killed Smiley Culture
From the Smiths to Britpop.
Musician Emily Capell talks about her early influences, cheesy ’80s pop and a song that lead to a series of appearances on the gay cabaret scene.
“Yeah. I write about what I know … what I do. You won’t believe the amount of people that actually ask me, ‘Is your dad really a Smiths fan?’… of course he is! Can you imagine if he wasn’t … ‘no, he really likes Take That’.”