May 12, 2023
Featuring interviews with Gillian Gilbert, Gina Birch and more.
White Rabbit has released a book examining the stories of women at Factory Records.
I Thought I Heard You Speak: Women At Factory Records, written by Audrey Golden, tells an “in depth history has ever been told from the perspectives of the women who were integral to Factory’s cultural significance”.
Featuring contributions from Gillian Gilbert, Gina Birch, Cath Carroll, Penny Henry and over 50 more interviewees, I Thought I Heard You Speak begins with a foreword from DJ Paulette.
A press statement says that “the untold history of Factory Records is one of women’s work at nearly every turn: recording music, playing live gigs, running the label behind the scenes, managing and promoting bands, designing record sleeves, making films and music videos, pioneering sound technology, DJing, and running one of the most chaotic clubs on the planet, The Haçienda”.
You can buy I Thought I Heard You Speak: Women At Factory Records now.