Vivienne Westwood Shares Songwriting Expertise

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Hearing that he'd booked a trip on the Trans Siberian Express, the designer offered some advice to the Kills guitarist Jamie Hince: "Why don't you write a diary that week and write the things that interest you as you go along — past and present? You can include the diary in your next album and the songs will come. You won't be writing cold." Though, it's a train-ride through Russia in the winter, so he'll most certainly be cold while writing.