St. Vincent's 'Guitar World' cover is a sly nod to the magazine's sexist history

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St. Vincent forgives, but she does not forget. 

The Grammy-winning musician called out sexist guitar magazines while appearing for the first time on the cover of Guitar World.

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St. Vincent, aka Annie Clark, widely considered to be one of the greatest modern guitarists, takes the magazine to task inside the issue, too. 

“I did a quick Google search of women on the cover, and all I really saw was girls in bikinis holding guitars like they’ve never held a guitar before,” Clark tells the magazine in the January 2017 issue. “I started thinking about that and just wanted to make my own absurdist comment on it. I couldn’t really let it slide without poking a bit of fun and taking the piss a little!” Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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