Shirley Manson

Garbage’s Shirley Manson: ‘Be Flawed, Be Fragile, Be a Mess’

Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson is boiling eggs and hiding out in her Los Angeles home when she picks up the phone. "A policeman apparently discharged his weapon outside…
Rachel Brodsky / May 17, 2016

Shirley Manson and Butch Vig Answer 20 Questions for the 20th Anniversary of ‘Garbage’

Shirley Manson refers to herself a "truth-seeker." "I’ve been taught that when people ask, 'How are you,' they’re not looking to hear how you actually are,"
Rachel Brodsky / August 13, 2015

Shirley Manson Responds to Beck’s Grammy Win by Calling Kanye West a ‘Complete Twat’

As the dust settles around Kanye West's latest public misstep around what "true artistry" means at the Grammys, Shirley Manson has unleashed some choice words…
Rachel Brodsky / February 10, 2015

Shirley Manson Meets Le Butcherettes on Moody ‘Shame, You’re All I’ve Got’

Last week we heard Garbage singer Shirley Manson break down the history behind one of her band's best songs of recent vintage. Now she lends…
Chris Martins / May 20, 2014

Read Shirley Manson’s Love Letter to Dying Record Stores

Garbage reportedly hit the studio earlier this year to start work on new music, following their 2012 comeback effort, Not Your Kind of People. "The good…
Kyle McGovern / March 5, 2013

Garbage’s Twitter Account Hacked by ‘Drunk’ Shirley Manson Imposter

Don't call Garbage paranoid. A "drunk" Shirley Manson imposter hacked the band's official Twitter account Wednesday morning, and sent out hundreds of inappropriate tweets —…
Kyle McGovern / October 18, 2012

Shirley Manson on Real Sexiness, Cutting, and Independence

It's been seven years since Garbage's last album, but the platinum grunge-gloss brooders pick up where they left off with Not Your Kind of People,…
Chris Martins / June 24, 2012

In the Studio: Garbage Talk ‘Hungriness’ of 2012 LP

Now that Garbage's long-awaited fifth album — the band's first since 2005's Bleed Like Me — is nearly done, Shirley Manson and Co. are ready…
Jeanne Fury / October 17, 2011