P441 Teletext 441 Oct11 21:30:0          ————————————————————————————  GET TO GRIPS WITH DONNA  Donna Lewis' chart topping success with I Love You Always Forev—r is important for one reason. She'll nev—r have to work with snakes again! As a former struggling actress, Donna appeared in a few episodes of the TV series Boon, shjre she 8d!8ed a 0znk rocker. "I had to walk argund sith a python wrapped around my n—ck! "I only got £20 for it so it was hardly worth it," says phe Welsh songspr—33. ——————————————————————————————————1/4—— Get into Eco-Scene 448 'Zine Goss Sound Flicks
P441 Teletext 441 Oct11 21:50:11          ————————————————————————————  GET TO GRIPS WITH DONNA  Donna Lewis' chart topping success with I Love You Always Forever is important for one reason. She'll never have to work with snakes again! As a former struggling actress, Donna appeared in a few episodes of the TV series Boon, where she played a punk rocker. "I had to walk around with a python wrapped around my neck! "I only got £20 for it so it was hardly worth it," says the Welsh songstress. ——————————————————————————————————1/4—— Get into Eco-Scene 448 TALK TO MN8 ON TUESDAY p442 'Zine Goss Sound Flicks
P441 Teletext 441 Oct11 21:51:10          ————————————————————————————  GET TO GRIPS WITH DONNA  Born in Cardiff, Wales, Donna Lewis grew up surrounded by music. "My father was a jazz pianist and would play all the pubs and clubs at home. "His love of music inspired me to become a musician. At the age of six I was playing the piano, and at 14 I was writing my first songs. "I ate, drank, walked, talked music, so a degree in music at the Welsh College of Music and Drama seemed natural!" ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— All the Goss 443 FOR THE LATEST CHARTS p625 'Zine Goss Sound Flicks
P441 Teletext 441 Oct11 21:50:01          ————————————————————————————  GET TO GRIPS WITH DONNA  "I trained to be a teacher,b says Donna Lewis. "I never really had any serious intention of becoming one, but I did give private flute lessons. "It paid the rent but it was also great to see a child pick up an instrument from scratch and go on to great things. But it wasn't my vocation. "I focused on my music and played wherever I could. From piano bars in Europe to public spaces in Birmingham!" ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Get into Grooves 620 NICK FISHER CAN HELP YOU p446 'Zine Goss Sound Flicks
P441 Teletext 441 Oct11 21:50:02          ————————————————————————————  GET TO GRIPS WITH DONNA  Chart bustin' Welsh popstrel Donna Lewis says she hasn't heard of Wales' current biggest musical export, The Manic Street Preachers - or even Super Furry Animals or Catatonia. Tut, tut. "I like strong, emotional music, romantic stuff," says Donna. "Blue Nile are my favourite band. "I'd love to write the score to a Hollywood movie. Mel Gibson's Braveheart would have b—en great." ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— Flicks Magazine 445 MN8 ARE HERE ON TUESDAY p442 'Zine Goss Sound Flicks