Alison “VV” Mosshart is the vocalist of The Kills. Apart from her work in The Kills with Jamie “Hotel” Hince; Mosshart is one of the original members of the alternative rock band The Dead Weather, that formed in late 2008. Along with Jack White from The White Stripes and The Raconteurs, Jack Lawrence from The Raconteurs and Dean fertita from The Raconteurs and Queens of the Stone Age. Mosshart has been involved with previous live performances with The Raconteurs.
Apart from music, she does photography (mainly polaroids, viewable on the official website of The Kills), draws, makes collages and has written the short story ‘Psycho Killer’ in the 2009 book ‘Punk Fiction’ in aid of The Teenage Cancer Trust.
Alison has an interesting demeanour and dress sense she seemingly is able to flip between a Kurt Corbain wearing unconventional sunglasses and cardigans one day to Janis Joplin leather, fur rock goddess the next. It is interesting to see how musician influence magazines, or open the archive of former trends and reintroduce them to the wider public.
The Kills song DNA rhythm guitar riff I still found it mesmerising, one of those riffs that constantly moves through your head accompanied by Alison voice it is incredible combination of creative talent.
website: THE KILLS