And, if that's not enough rock 'n' roll life for you, then get ready for Kristin Hersh's Rat Girl: a rock 'n' roll childhood that is haunting and affecting on many levels, as these many reviews attest: with hidden noise
, Huffington Post
. While nowhere near as well known as Richards or Smith, Hersh's talent and output – solo, as well as and especially, with her original ensemble, The Throwing Muses, is of surpassing intensity. Rat Girl, while very different from Just Kids, also covers the years leading right up to her entering the professional stage of her rock 'n' roll life. Bonus fact: cover by none other than Gilbert Hernandez!