You have to feel for the rest of the band – they could be playing the gig of their lives but all eyes are on Skin.
She forces you to watch her; all eyes follow her every move as she bounds around the stage for the rock numbers and melts into the microphone for the ballads.
– Sarah Corbett-Batson, reviewing Skunk Anansie live at the Kentish Town Forum, February 2016
Photos by Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without express prior permission.
Photographer, published poet, former party animal, body builder, grave robber
to the stars and renowned chainsaw juggler, Carl can often be spotted on his
Harley Davidson pretending to be in Terminator 2. He is also frequently seen in
the press pits of old London town, camera in hand, avoiding being hit by bottles
of wee and crippling his opposition with secret Kung Fu moves.