Patti Smith’s Horses at 40: Lenny Kaye, Viv Albertine and more pay homage to the iconic album

Published in The Independent on Sunday on May 31, 2015

“Jesus died for somebody’s sins, but not mine.” Forty years ago, Patti Smith opened her astonishing debut album Horses with these immortal words. Delivered over piano chords with a slow, deliberate certainty, it was the unmistakable statement of a 28-year-old woman taking complete ownership of her life and sound. Continue reading “Patti Smith’s Horses at 40: Lenny Kaye, Viv Albertine and more pay homage to the iconic album”