the video of which is Elastica at their showbiz-iest -- decked out in mod space police outfits, wandering Tokyo chasing after a ghost.
Donna Matthews who was the classic cute rock chick -- but Justine had something extra. She was smart, and cool, and confident without overtrying. Cutting her teeth in the band Suede and being the girlfriend of both Suede's Brett Anderson and Pulp's Damon Albarn, she lived the alterna-chick's BOP dream and decided she didn't care much for it. She made big statements, such as in support of short songs (long guitar solos were overindulgent macho things, which wasn't what Elastica was about) and, as evidenced by Car Song and Stutter, she was confident sexually in a way that was refreshing to read as a young proto-feminist in the 90s.
To really get Justine's allure, you had to watch her in motion.
The girl really had that special "IT" factor; and damned if she didn't make a simple black button down and generic 90s hair the height of cool.
Girl of A Certain Age brings us up to speed:
...Justine just up and decided to leave London, taking up residence at the tiny, Buddhist-leaning Naropa Institute in Colorado. After completing her studies, she moved to the Bay Area, where she met and married her husband, a professor of atmospheric science at UC Davis. Now she’s a painter.TL:DR:: Still freaking cool. Style crush forever!