Charlotte was a working rock guitarist even before she left her West London high school. Working towards her A levels during the day, the 15-year old was playing loud, scungy gigs round the London club scene with the proto-riot girl group, Nightnurse.
Aged 17, Charlotte joined Northern Irish rockers Ash, her guitars adding beef to their heavy schedule of live performances. She had two weeks in a rehearsal studio before making her Ash debut at the V97 Festival in front of an audience of 50,000!
Her first studio recording with Ash was...