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THE STORY is well known - but only to an extent. Before she became Joan As Policewoman, she was a member of The Dambuilders, Black Beetle, and then Antony and The Johnsons. What is less remarked on, yet perhaps more crucial to her development as an artist and musician, was her time as a classical violinist.
A MAMMOTH 43 tracks, spanning 13 years, including two new recordings, as well as 10 tracks recorded for a BBC6 Music session, this is as expansive and exhaustive a Joan As Policewoman anthology as is possible.
SHE CALLS her music "punk rock R&B". She also describes it as "American soul music". She cites Al Green and Nina Simone as inspirations, as well as Sonic Youth and Bad Brains. She is Joan As Policewoman.
TWO MONTHS after the release of her seventh album, Damned Devotion, Joan As Police Woman has announced a Galway show at the Róisín Dubh as part of her European tour this summer.