On the Fire :: Holly Golightly
from the album, Slowly but Surely

On the Fire is a single off of the album Slowly but Surely, an album released in 2004 by singer-songwriter Holly Golightly.

Holly is a British singer-songwriter. Her mother christened her after the protagonist in Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s.Her musical style ranges from garage rock to R&B.

Holly was dating Thee Headcoats’ drummer Bruce Band when she had an impromptu singing performance with the band. Billy Childish, the founder of Thee Headcoats added her to the line-up of The Delmonas and changed the name to Tee Headcoatees. The Headcoatees were primarily a garage band that backed up the Thee Headcoats.

In 1995, Holly broke off on her own, starting her solo career, though she continued as an active member of Thee Headcoatees until they officially disbanded in 1999.

For her solo career, she has primarily drawn from rhythm and blues, rockabilly, and sounds of the sixies and earlier. She has released thirteen albums of her own and has collaborated with other musicians, such as Billy Childish, Rocket From The Crypt, and The White Stripes. 




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