Debbie Harry: “Blondie Are A DIY Group”

Debbie Harry says Blondie is a "do-it-yourself" kind of band.

Debbie Harry of Blondie performing at Glastonbury

The Blondie icon , known for hits such as ‘Heart Of Glass’ and ‘Call Me’ has been lead singer of Blondie since 1974.

"You're talking about a totally different level of being part of the industry," Debbie explained to the Metro about how she handles gigs compared to contemporary stars. "I don't travel with six bodyguards. I don't have an assistant. I don't have hair and make-up people. We're a do-it-yourself operation. We're very home-grown and very tight. It's totally different.

"I don't have a bunch of side men and a music director someone has hired and teaches them the songs, and then five hours later I walk on stage and sing them. It's a totally different thing."

Comparing her entourage to Rihanna's, Debbie revealed she actually prefers to handle her own luggage over someone else being responsible for it.

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"[Rihanna's] a stumbler, she falls a lot.

"I have had some weird experiences when I have given my stuff to people and they've lost it. I'm just taking care of business," she explained.

On the subject of musicians such as Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga , the platinum blonde star dubbed them "show girls".

However 69-year-old Debbie doesn't see that as a negative thing, and actually admires what today's music stars are doing.

"I do appreciate the fact that Gaga is a real musician and I really adore that about her," she smiled.

"And I love Gwen [Stefani]. I like them all. I don't really have anything against any of them because I don't really know them as people. I know them through their music and persona."

Watch Blondie ’s music video for ‘Call Me’ below:

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