Thursday, February 5, 2009


Just in time for the realease of her new album, Grace reunites with art director legend, Jean-Paul Goude, for a new image and some keep it real conversation...

"JEAN-PAUL GOUDE: Would you agree that you have always had a problem with authority?
GRACE JONES: Yes, definitely. I was born into a very religious family where everything was about setting the right example for the community and having to obey orders blindly. I felt that everyone was growing up in the world, except me. This is probably one of the reasons why I had such a rebellious attitude towards any form of authority. I also systematically associated authority with masculinity.With one exception: my great grandmother, who I actually saw chase and beat up my great uncle, the bishop of Jamaica. She was 98 at the time and 6 feet tall. Sure the bishop was her son, but still…"

Read the rest of the article via V mag online here.

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