FKA twigs: An incredible woman always in the shadow of a man? I can relate

After a breakup with Robert Pattinson and emergency surgery, the queen of art pop has written her most personal album yet and come out fighting twigs lives in a real house, in the real world, though this seems hard to believe. She appears so alien, in her music and her performances, in the way she presents herself, that youd be forgiven for believing that she lived in a cryo chamber alongside bejewelled hip-hop robots, or a martial arts monastery surrounded by an enchanted thicket of thorns. Twigs art is not of the stripped-back, real me, acoustics-and-grubby-jeans variety. She arrived on the scene in 2012, whispering like the xx, romancing like Kate Bush, yet not actually quite like anyone else. A …