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Kirsty Anna MacColl (Croydon, England, UK on 10 October 1959 - 18 December 2000) was a British pop singer-songwriter. She was the daughter of dancer Jean Newlove and noted folk singer Ewan MacColl.

MacColl began her career in the late 1970s UK punk rock scene, singing backing vocals for Drug Addix. Her UK hits included the 1981 single "There's a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis", a cover of Billy Bragg's…

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  • I adore Us Amazonians. Stunning lady!
  • i'm a total metalhead but i can completely realise how fucking incredible Kirsty MacColl was
  • their music will be remembered .....
  • the staggering amount of natural talent and charisma of this lady (killed in a hideous boating accident in cozumel, mexico). weirdly, i cannot seem to forget her gory death while listening to her glorious creations. it doesn't happen with elliott smith, nick drake, otis redding, billie holiday et al. but it happens to kirsty. how come?
  • Each time I listen to Kirsty's music I feel blessed we can enjoy her amazing talent and I feel sad we can't have her around us anymore...
  • i'm so glad "desperate character" has finally been remastered and released on cd.
  • Sadly she wasn't fully appreciated even at the height of her chart hits. We miss you Kirsty.
  • stunning stuff.
  • Still thinking of Kirsty! <3
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