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X-Ray Spex

X-Ray Spex
Formed: 1976
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Lora Logic, B.P. Hurding, Poly Styrene, Jak Airport, Sal Solo, Rudi Thompson, Paul Dean
Biography: One of the great English punk bands of the late '70s, there is only one thing wrong with the careers of X-Ray Spex and lead singer Poly Styrene -- they didn't record enough music. Formed in 1976 by school friends Marion Elliot (Styrene) and Susan Whitby (saxophonist Lora Logic), X-Ray Spex exploded onto ...Read full biography
Germ Free Adolescents
Released: 1978
Label: Caroline Distribution
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Perhaps the most utopian aspect of the U.K. punk scene was that it offered creative, articulate young people the opportunity to express themselves, and to kick up an exuberantly noisy racket in the process. ...Read full review
Live at the Roxy
Released: 1991
Label: Receiver Records (UK)
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Say what you like about X Ray Spex, but they never let their audience off easily. Even at the peak of their shortlived success, London's Hammersmith Odeon just two years after scratching a living at the ...Read full review
More X-Ray Spex albums: Main Albums (4), Compilations (6)