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Poly Styrene
Born: Jul 3, 1957 in Bromley, Kent, England
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Died: Apr 25, 2011 in Sussex, England
Biography: Patti Smith may get a great deal more credit as the godmother of punk, but the archetype for modern-day feminist punk should really be traced to Poly Styrene, leader of first-wave London punk legends X-Ray Spex. Styrene was undoubtedly one of the least conventional frontpersons in rock history, male ...Read full biography
Translucence
Released: 1981
Label: Receiver
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For those who like to rock, avoid this album. For those whose tastes are a little more eclectic and aren't afraid of sampling new delicacies, than this will definitely be a tasty little morsel. The most ...Read full review
Generation Indigo
Released: 2011
Label: Future Noise
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As her backing band drives home an uptempo R&B beat -- or at least the new wave era’s idea of an R&B beat -- punk veteran Poly Styrene sings her manifesto, “Well you can call me a bitch, or a bit of a ...Read full review
More Poly Styrene albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (5)