Debbie Harry on heroin, rape, robbery and why she still feels lucky

Shes been through stalking, sexism and drugs and had her house taken by the tax collector. But at 74, the Blondie star is still irrepressibly creative, and happier than shes ever been It wasnt until she was 31 relatively old by pop-star standards that Debbie Harry became famous. This goes some way to explain how she managed to cram in so much before she became the superstar frontwoman of Blondie. To name but a few of her experiences, as a child, she survived being in a coma as a result of pneumonia; as a young woman in New York, she worked for the BBC, hung out with Andy Warhol and other New York faces, escaped an abusive relationship, became a …