- 21 Dec 16
Pixie Geldof talked with Olaf Tyaransen back in November about her love for Ireland, her unlikely music influences, and the pros and cons of being from a famous family.
I wasn’t sure what to expect from model-turned-singer Pixie Geldof, but her country-influenced debut album I’m Yours suggested that the third daughter of Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof and TV presenter Paul Yates would be a woman of substance.
And so she was. I met the 26-year-old in the RTE radio centre where she was recording a few tracks for Arena. She nailed them all perfectly within just a couple of takes, and we did the interview sitting around a piano in the studio. She was witty, self-deprecating and smart. The only bum note came when I brought up the tragic death of her older sister Peaches. She completely froze up and simply shook her head. It was obviously still very raw for her. I didn’t pursue the issue…
Pixie's Lott: An Interview With Pixie Geldof