Songwriter, musician and now author, Viv Albertine was the guitarist in hugely influential female punk band The Slits. A confidante of the Sex Pistols and the Clash, Viv was a key mover in British punk culture. After a hiatus of twenty-five years, her first solo album, 'The Vermillion Border', was released in 2012 to great critical acclaim. Her brilliant memoir 'Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys' was published in June 2014 by Faber Social .