The Women’s Podcast: Songs that hate women

Editors of ‘Under My Thumb: Songs That Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them’, are today’s guests

Inspiration for the book’s name came from the Rolling Stones song ‘Under My Thumb’

Inspiration for the book’s name came from the Rolling Stones song ‘Under My Thumb’

 

Some of the best songs in history are guilty of the most misogynistic lyrics, so how is it that female music fans can still love them?

The book, Under My Thumb: The Songs that Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them, explores this apparent contradiction through a collection of essays by female writers and music fans, writing about the musicians or songs that they have loved despite sexist messaging.

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On the latest episode of the Women’s Podcast, the editors of the book, Eli Davies and Rhian E Jones, speak about why, though some of their favourite songs appear to hate women, they can keep on dancing... but on their own terms.

Under My Thumb: The Songs that Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them, edited by Eli Davies and Rhian E Jones, is out now.

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