Nita Strauss on using sex to promote her music: “The most important thing is to be authentic”
In a new interview with Marci wiser of 95.5 KLOS radio station, Nita Strauss, the guitar destroyer for the ALICE COOPER group, she was asked if she was okay with using sexuality to promote her music. She replied (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “I think it’s important to embrace who you are as a woman, especially in this industry, but in any industry. And I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out where my role in it all. And I went down both sides of the spectrum. I did things that I was, like, “You know what? I feel like I don’t need to put myself forward so much. “And then I went in the opposite direction and, like, ‘I need to be more covered and to be taken more. seriously and not wearing makeup and not feeling good looking and wearing a great mens shirt and just going to be known as a guitar player. ‘ And that’s not who I am either.
“I think you just have to be true to yourself,” she continued. “I think it’s important to be a woman and embrace her femininity. And some women are ready to go out and be sexy – be a sexy woman out there, badass, do what you love to do. – and there are some who don’t ‘I don’t want to kiss that part and I don’t want to have it, and that’s fine too. I think the most important thing is to be genuine. “
Last month, Nita share “Death inside”, his first new music since the release of his critically acclaimed debut solo album “Controlled chaos” in 2018. The track is his very first solo collaboration with a singer, David draiman, leader of Grammy– nominated rock icons DISTURBED.
Strauss played with Cooper since 2014, when she replaced the Australian musician and former Michael jackson player Orianthi. She joined Alice in time for a mammoth MOTLEY CRUE to visit. It was recommended for Cooper by the legendary rocker’s former bassist and WING leader Kip Winger.
Nita published “Controlled chaos” acclaimed by fans and the media, with Metal injection calling it “a great debut which – as its creator intended – leaves no doubt”, and Guitar world by stating ““Controlled chaos” is a panoramic view of Nita Straussmany highlights. ”To date, the album has recorded 6.7 million streams worldwide, with clips for singles “Our most desperate hour”, “Chaos”, “Alegria” and “Mariana Trench” generating more than 3 million Youtube views.
In addition to playing with Cooper, Nita also performed with the R&B star Jermaine jackson, early MTV darling FATAL WOMAN, video game supergroup CRITICAL STRIKE and popular tribute group THE IRON MAIDENS.
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