Beth Ditto and The Gossip were on 6Music this morning. [Real Audio, 1 hour 40-ish in; expires in seven days] It showed her at her best and worst - the music was sublime, including the version of Black Lines. The interview? Well... it was amusing hearing TopShop's reaction to her pointing out that she couldn't really do a line for a shop which doesn't sell clothes in her size, but there were some other bits which were just puzzling:
Really? In larger cities, with larger populations, the underground is more hidden? I can show you a "become a transvestite in two hours" stores by Euston Station that suggests the exact opposite.
There was also a moment where her recent pronouncements about how much cooler she is than all the people who never won the NME cool list, and how she was thrown into a battle with Kate Moss, and how Noel Gakllagher thinks she's great, bounced off this:
Do you think, Beth?