Young Marble Giants

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Young Marble Giants

Punk, Post Punk, New Wave, Electronic, Minimalist,

70’s, 80’s,

Cardiff, Wales

Former, Future?, website:

Alison Statton – Vocals later in Weekend, Divine and Statton and Alison Statton and Spike


Phillip Moxham – Bass later in Weekend, the Communards and Everything But the Girl


Stuart Moxham –  Guitar later in the Gist


Peter Joyce – Keyboards





  • Final Day (June 1980)
    • Reached No. 6 on the UK Indie Chart
  • Testcard E.P. EP (March 1981)
    • Reached No. 2 on the UK Indie Chart


  • Peel Sessions (1991)
  • Live at the Hurrah! (2004)


  • Salad Days (2000)
    • Compilation of demo versions from Colossal Youth and Testcard



Wurlitzer Jukebox 1980 BBC4:

Brand New Life 1980:

Colossal Youth, Credit in the Straight World Live @ Harrah’s 1980:

Alright 2013:

Final Day, Music for Evenings 2007:

Salad Days, Credit in The Straight World, Include Me Out, Choci Loni, The Man Amplifier 2008 Barcelona:

Eating Noddemix 2007:

Credit in the Straight World 2010:

Cake Walking 2010:

Final Day, Searching for Mr Right 2010:

Searching For Mr. Right 2012:

Final Day 2012:

Salad Days 2013:

Eating Noddemix, Final Day 2013 Cologne:

2013 Interview:


Music Tonic:

You Repeat:


You Zeek:

OV Guide:

Network Awesome:

Shelf 3D: MARBLE GIANTS choci loni 1980


Moxham, S., & Smith, W. (1980). Young marble giants: Words and pictures. S.l.: Better Badges.

Young, M. G. (2007). Colossal youth & collected works. S.l.: s.n..

YMG section of Rip it up and Start Again:

YMG section in The Great Indie Discography:


Little History of YMG:



All Music:

Music Brainz:

Trouser Press:


The History of Rock Music:

Entertainment Africa:





Liner Notes:

LTM Recordings:

Around the Web:

Girls, Glasses, Good Bands:


Tiny Mix Tapes:

Perfect Sound Forever:

Jelly Notes:

Punk Globe:

Culture Fusion Reviews:

Always on the Run:

New Wave Photos:



A Head Full of Wishes:

Feminist Music Geek:


She Makes Music:

Lace Wings:

The Finest Kiss:


Bird With Broken Wings:

Burning Flame:

TV Tropes:

The Brooklyn Rail:

Tree Swingers:

Sons From Under the Floorboards:

Music Weird:

The Fundy Post:

Drowned in Sound:


Random Songs:

Hart Zine:

Babylon Wales:

Music and Meaning:



Punk Brighton:

Post Punk Scene:

The Ghost of Electricity:

Music and Meaning:

Auntie Cake:

Rho’s X’s:

Pee Soaked Heck Hole:

Magic Monster X:

Penny Black Music:

Teddy Spaceship:

Songs From Under the Floorboards:

The Cedar Lounge Revolution:

Classic Welch Albums:


The Arty Assassin:

Pop Matters:

The Oxford Student:

Devon Record Club:

Contact Music:

Lost At Sea:

Vampire Freaks:

The A.V. Club:

45 Cat:

Surface Noise:

The Bad Penny:

Chart Attack:


Revolution Blues:

Best Album Ever:


Centre Charlie Chaplin:

Oranj’s Blog:,89028.php

Onda Rock:

Spirit of Rock:

Collapse Board:

London in Stereo:

TV Tropes:

Dynamite Hemorrhage:

Album of the Year:

How Do You Are?

The Chain:

The Dance House:

Somos Pacifistas:

All Tomorrow’s Parties:

X Silence:


RBMA Radio:

Culture Tease:

Sputnik Music:

Robert Christgau:

Pitchfork Articles:

1981 Interview:

1989 Writers Block Zine:

1997 Interview:

2005 Bay Guardian Article:

2007 SF Weekly Article:

2007 Guardian Article:

2007 Off Beat Article:

2007 City Paper Article:

2007 Stylus Interview:

2009 Queitus Interview:

2010 Magnet Magazine Article:

2010 Brain Magazine:—Vieux-G%C3%A9ants-de-Marbre

2012 Side Line Article:

2013 Reader Article:

2013 Time Out London Article:

2014 Fact Interview:

Kill Your Pet Puppy:

The Covers Project:

Second Hand Songs:

This Is Like:

Post Punk Tumblr:



Ticket Collector:





8 Tracks:

Bop FM:

Tape Attack – Peel Sessions:

Internet Archive: marble giants

1980 Peel Session:

Colossal Youth Full Album:

Full Show Berkeley 1980:

Collected Works:

Whole Test Card EP:

La Veriete Whole Album

The Raincoats

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The Raincoats

Punk, Post-Punk, Indie, Alternative, Pre-Riot Grrrl College Radio, 70’s, 80′, 90’s, London

Ana da Silva – Vocals, Guitar – also in Dorothy


Gina Birch – Born 1955  – Vocals, Bass – also in Dorothy, the Hangovers


Vicky Aspinall – Born 1956 – (1978-84) – Violin – also in Dorothy


Anne Wood (1994- ) – Violin


Palmolive aka Palmolive Romero (1978-79) – Drums


Ingrid Weiss (1979-80) – Drums – Later in Kitty, Daisy and Lewis





  • 1983 – Animal Rhapsody
  • 1994 – Extended Play


  • 1979 – “Fairytale in the Supermarket” / “In Love” / “Adventures Close to Home”
  • 1982 – “No One’s Little Girl” / “Running Away” (No. 47)
  • 1983 – “Animal Rhapsody” / “No One’s Little Girl” / “Honey Mad Woman”
  • 1996 – “Don’t Be Mean” / “Vicious” / “I Keep Walking”

Tracks on compilations

  • 1980 – “In Love” on Wanna Buy A Bridge?Rough Trade
  • 1981 – “Shouting Out Loud” on C81 cassette released by New Musical Express magazine
  • 1990 – “No One’s Little Girl” on A Constant Source of InterruptionRough Trade
  • 1993 – “In Love” on Lipstick Traces – compiled by Greil Marcus author of In the Fascist BathroomRough Trade
  • 1995 – “Off Duty Trip” on Razor and Tie MusicRazor and Tie
  • 1995 – “In Love” on UpsalapaloozaWFMU
  • 1996 – “Pretty” on Buy Product 2Geffen Records
  • 1999 – “No One’s Little Girl” on Postpunk Chronicles: Left of the DialRhino Records
  • 2001 – “Fairytale in the Supermarket” on Rough Trade Shops 25 yearsRough Trade
  • 2003 – “Lola” on Rough Trade Shops Post Punk 01Rough Trade
  • 2003 – “Animal Rhapsody” on Chicken Lips DJ Kicks!K7
  • 2004 – “Fairytale in the Supermarket” on Left of the Dial: Dispatches from the ’80s Underground
  • 2006 – “Only Loved at Night” on Rip it Up – compiled by Simon Reynolds author of Rip it Up and Start Again
  • 2006 – “Monk Chant” on Silver Monk Time
  • 2006 – “Shouting Out Loud” on Girl MonsterChicks on Speed

From Website


Singles & EPs

Loving Feeling 2 versions Blue Guitar Records 1988
Still Waiting 7 versions Chrysalis 1988 5
Reflections 3 versions Cooltempo 1989 3


Dorothy(CD, Smplr) Blue Guitar Records AZPCD1 1988

The Hangovers:



  • “Soho” (1997), Rough Trade
  • “Duck Nonsense” (1998), Smoke
  • Mailorder Freak 7″ Singles Club May 1998: “Sitting On Top Of The World”/”We Had A Really Smashing Time” (1998), Kill Rock Stars

Ana De Silva:



2004 – “In Awe of a Painting” / “Litany”




Music Tonic:

Fairytale in the Supermarket Video 1979:

Only Loved At Night on BBC4 1981?:

Go Away, No Side to Fall live 1992? probably 1981:

Don’t Be Mean Video 1996:

Dont Be Mean 2009: National Portrait Gallery:

No Looking 2009?:

Fairytale in a Supermarket 2009 in San Francisco:

2009 LLGFF:

Feminist Song, interview, Vindictive, the Void – Live at MOMA 2010:

Whole Show Great American San Francisco 2012:


Raincoats excerpts in Cinderella’s Big Score:

Raincoats excerpt in The Sex Revolts:

Raincoats Excerpt form Rip it Up and Start Again:

Raincoats Excerpt in Totally Wired:

Unknown Heroes of Rock and Roll except:

Raincoats page in Great Indie Discography:

The Raincoats section in Alternative Rock:




Trouser Press:


Discover Bit:


All Music:

Kill Rock Stars:


Around the Web:

Brooklyn Vegan:

Altered Zones:


Feminist Music Geek:


Retro Rambling:

Chicago Pipeline:

Tiny Mix Tapes:

Aquarium Drunkard:

Bad Reputation:

Clinical Trails:

The Beat Patrol:


SSG Music:


Social Realist:

Consequence of Sound:

Slicing Up Eyeballs:

Don’t Dance Her Down Boys:

Bad Music For Bad People:


27 Leggies:

Wall of Sound:

Little Trouble Grrrl:

Exile on Moan Street:

Velvet Coalmine:

Diane Pernet:

The Eagle and The Wiesel:

Ghost Capital:

Kathleen’s Blog:


Is This Music:

17 Seconds:

The Pretty Greens:

Vol 1 Brooklyn:

The F Word:

The Savage Saints:

The Walk tp Work:


Le Grand Figaro:

Oh WoWee:

Drum Drum Girls:

Complete Music Update:

I Love Total Destruction:

Lucid Frenzy Junior:


Drowned in Sound:


White Noise Dada:


Angry Violinist:

The Fader:

The Line of Best Fit:


Hour Community:


Pop Matters:

Zig Zag 1980:

1981 NME Article:

1981 Cream Article:

1981 NY Mag Photo:

1983 NME Article:–too-much-monkey-business

1996 Agit eader:

90’s Interview:

1998 City Pages Article:


2003 Popular Music Article:

2006 Treble Zine Article:

2009 NPR Article by Carrie Brownstein:

2009 Article:

Wears the Trousers: 2009 Gina Birch Interview:

2009 Guardian Article:

2009 LA Record Article:

2009 Portland Mercury Article:

2009 Quietus Article:

2010 Clash Article:

2010 Metropolis Article:

2011 L Magazine Article:

2011 Bust Article:

2011 Fact Mag:

2011 Washington Post Article:

2011 Village Voice Interview:

2011 Chicago Tribune Article:

2011 D Magazine Article:

2012 SF Weekly Article:

2012 Owl Mag Article:

Tom Tom Mag- 2013 Ingrid Weiss Interview:

2014 Rock and Heavy Article:

Bitch Magazine Raincoats Search:


Who Sampled:’-Away/

Scene Roller:






Second Hand Songs:






Internet Archive:

Peel Sessions:

Whole First Album 1979:

All of Odyshape 1981:

No One’s Little Girl 1983:

Honey Mad Woman 1983:

Live 1983- The Raincoats (live) – The Kitchen Tapes (1983)
12 – Puberty Song
13 – No Side To Fall In
14 – Honey Mad Woman:

Rainstorm 1984:

Overheard 1984:

Balloon 1984:

Shouting Out Loud 1994:

You Ask Why 1996:

I Keep Walking 1996:

You Kill Me 1996:


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Punk, Post Punk, Riot Grrrl, Rock, Grunge, Alternative, New York, 80’s, 90’s

Theo Kogan – Vocals


Later in  Theo and the Skyscrapers


Gina Volpe – Guitar


Later in Bantam –


Sidney “Squid” Silver – Bass, Vocals


Sindi Benezra Valsamis – Guitar


Becky Wreck aka Susan Rebecca Llyod – Drums

Kate Schellenbach – Drums

also in Luscious Jackson and original Beastie Boys

Chip English – Drums



Singles & EPs[edit]

  • Lunachicks Double 7″ (1989)
  • “Cookie Monster” / “Complication” 7″ (1990)
  • “C.I.L.L.” / “Plugg” 7″ (1992)
  • Apathetic EP (1992)
  • “F.D.S.” / “Light as a Feather” 7″ (1993)
  • Sushi A La Mode EP (1993, Japan Only)
  • “Edgar” CD Single (1995, Promo)
  • “Don’t Want You” CD Single (1997, Promo)


  • XXX Naked (1999, Home Video w/ Video Clips & Interviews)


Go Kart Video Release  – Edgar 1995, Clip from first show ever 1988, Tour Montage 1997, Light as a Feather 1994, Plugg Live 1993, Making it with Other Species 1990, This is Serious 1993 Footage, New York, New York live 1994, Dont Want You 1997, TV and  Movie Interview Montage, Jan Brady w tour footage, Nowhere Fast Movie

Music Tonic:

Meta Cafe:


Music Video Box:

1989 Interview:

Bits From Blue Vengeance 1989:

P.S. Hell 1990:

Babysitters on Acid Video1990:

Jan Brady Live 1991:

Just What I Needed, FDS, Less Teeth More Tits, The Day Squid’s Gerbil Died 1990?:

Baby Sitter’s on Acid Live1991:

Heart of Glass Live 1992?

Plugg Video 1993:

Light as a Feather 1994:

Light as a Feather, Sugar Luv, Insomnia, Shit Finger Dick, Jan Brady, More Than a Feelin’, Cookie Core, Bitterness Barbie, Apatrhetic, This is Serious, Superstrong, Maikin it with Other Species, C.I.L.L.- LIve in Toronto, F.D.S. 1994:

Edgar 1995:

Full Show the Stone Pony 2/25/1996:

Nowhere Fast Movie 1996:

Full Show Tempe 1996 – 1. Yeah 0:00
2. F.D.S. 2:16
3. Drop Dead 5:08
4. The Day Squid’s Gerbil Died 7:58
5. Fingerful 11:05
6. C.I.L.L. 14:25
7. MMM Donuts 16:02
8. Jerk Of All Trades 18:39
9. Spoilt 20:44
10. Dear Dotti 24:24
11. More Than a F**ling 27:00
12. Spork 29:57:

SayWhat You Mean Video 1997?:

Don’t Want You 1997:

RIP U , Glad in not Yew, Babysitter’s on Acid1997?:

On Jon Stewart Show 1998?

Warped Tour Footage 2000:

Bantam Waiting for Rescue Video 2000?:

Theo and the Skyscrapers Broken Girl Video 2002?:



Go Cart Records:


All Music:

Trouser Press:

Music Brainz:

93.9 Bob:

Around the Web:

1991 Seconds Interview:

1995 Interview:

Lunachick Fan Site:

Another Fan Site:

Grrrl Beat:

Fem Music:


Pop Matters:

Las Mil Vidas:

Meow Online:


Queens of Noise:

Angel Fire:

100% Grrrl:

Girl Bands:


Pussy Rock:

Wilson and Alroy’s Record Reviews:

John Peel Sessions:



My Space:




Music Map:


Never Ending Playlist:


Cocteau Twins


Cocteau Twins

Shoegaze, Dream Pop, Alternative, Ethereal, Punk, Post-Punk, New Wave – Scotland – 80’s, 90’s

Elizabeth Fraser – Vocals 1979-1997 – Born August 29, 1963 – Grangemouth, Scotland


Robin Guthrie – Guitar, Bass, Drum Machine 1979-1997- Born January 4, 1962, Grangemouth, Scotland – Later in Violent Indiana


Will Hegge – Bass 1979-1983 – Later in Dead Neighbours and Lowlife

Simon Raymonde – Bass 1983-1997 – Born April 3, 1962 – Tottenham, England – Member of Drowning Craze 1980-1982, Later in This Mortal Coil, Blame Somebody Else and Snowbird, as well as a one off with Miki Berenyi of Lush called the Lillies


From website:

From other Website:


Academic Dictionaries:


From other Website:

Network Awesome:

Music Tonic:

Hazel, Alas Dies Laughing, Wax and Wane – Brixton 1982:

Wax and Wane 1983:

Musette and Drum on BBC4 1983:

Song of the Siren on Whistle Stop 1983:

Lorelei Live 1984:

Lorelei video1984:

Pearly Dew Drops on Whistle Test 1984:

Song of the Siren 1984: This Mortal Coil w Cocteau Twins

Spangle Maker, Pepper Tree, Millmillenary, Rococo, Pearly Dew Drops Live in Sweden 1984:

Spangle Maker, Pearly  Dew Drops 1984:

Aikea-Guinea  Music Video1985:

From the Flagstones 1985:

Pink Orange Red 1985:

Pale Cloud White – Live in Columbus OH, 1985:

Interview 1986?

Liz talks about her lyrics:

Interview about vidoes and artwork:

Orange Appled 1986:

Blue Bell Knoll 1986:

Love’s Easy Tears 1986:

Cico Bluff Video 1988:

Carolyn’s Fingers 1988:

Heaven or Las Vegas Video 1990:

Iceblink Luck Video 1990:

Full London show 1990:

Evangeline Video 1993:

Bluebeard Video 1994:

Ella Megalast Burls Forever, Aikea Guinea live in Toronto 1994:

Bluebeard on Jay Leno 1994:

Summerhead on Jools Holland 1994:

1994 interview MTV:

1994 on the beat interview:

Pink Orange Red live 1994:

Rilkean Heart Video 1995:

Golden Vien on MTV 1996:

Seekers who are Lovers 1996:

Blue Bell Knoll live in Seattle 1996:

Tishbite Video 1996:

Elizabeth Fraser with Massive Attack:

Violet Indiana – Poppy 2001:

Violet Indiana – Purr La Perla – live 2000:


French Biography: – hopefully it’ll be translated soon:

All Music Guide to Rock Page (232):


Cocteau Twins Website – bios:


History – first of 16 pages:

Other Website:


4AD Page:


Trouser Press:

All Music:

Last Fm:

Music Brainz:

Around the Web:

Gigography from other Website:


Cocteau Twins Forever:

Rock’s Back Pages: – So Many Interviews –

Eric R:


We Love All That:

The Siren Sound:

Notes Residues:

Everything 2:

Always on the Run:


Only Solitaire:

Lucy Who?:



Louder Than War – Interview from 1983:

Will the Fire:

2009 Slicing up Eyeballs:

Robert Christgau:

Past Daily:


The Nervous Breakdown:

Tv Tropes:


Sonic Itch:

Michael Conen: – photos and press from 1985 San Francisco show –

Wales Art Review:

Purple Sneakers:


We Love All That:

Vaughn Roy Croft:

Cvlt Nation:


Art in Base:

A Necessary Angel:

2001 Punk Greats:

Leonards Lair:

Indie Selections for Your Erecrtion:

Dark Circle Room:

Liberace Sequence:

Clupko’s Music:


Noise Addiction:

Mandragora Liricca:

The Milk Factory:

Burning Aquarium:

On Pitchfork:

Vehicle of Rock:

Dangerous Minds:

Music Bloodline:

Chicago Tribune Articles:


2009 Guardian Interview  with Elizabeth Fraser:

Guardian piece on upcoming performance:

2012 Independent Review of Solo Show:

Another Review of Meltdown Show:


Pure Connect:!/au/flow/store/artist/14637-Cocteau-Twins





Flickr: – shots from 1985 San Francisco show –


Side Line Music- Previously Unreleased Live Tracks:

Bootlegs: – so many live shows – trade only :(….

Bootlegs from Bucklberry:

BBC Sessions:

1982 Peel Sessions:

1983 Peel Session:

Live in Amsterdam 1983:

The Hollow Men 1982:

But I’m not 1982:

Blood Bitch 1982:

Deaf, Dumb and Blind 1982:

Feather Oar-Blades – Live 1982:

Hearsay Please 1982:

Garlands, Dear Heart Live 1983:

Shallow Then Halo 1982:

Perhaps Some Other Aeon 1982:

It’s All But an Ark Lark 1982:

Laughlines 1983:

Fifty Ten Fiftyfold 1983:

Sugar Hiccup on Kid Jensen Show 1983:

Glass Candle Grenades 1983:

In the Gold Dust Rush 1983:

Multifoiled 1983:

My Love Paramoure live 1986:

Hitherto 1983:

Because of a Whirl-Jack 1983:

Treasure full album 1984:

Kookaburra 1985:

Plain Tiger live 1986:

Sultitan Itan 1985:

Great Spangled Fritillary 1985:

Melonella 1985:

Eggs and their Shells 1985:

Lazy Calm 1986:

Fluffy Tufts 1986:

Through the Dark Months of April and May 1986:

Whales Tails 1986:

Oomingmak 1986:

Little Spacey 1986:

How to Bring a Blush to the Snow 1986:

The Thinner Air 1986:

Speak No Evil 1986:

Those Eyes That Mouth live 1986:

Crushed live 1990:

Athol Brose 1988:

For Phoebe Still a Baby 1988:

Cico Buff live 1990:

Spooning Good Singing Gum 1988:

Watchlar extended mix 1990:

Cherry Cloured Funk live 1990:

Fifty Fifty Clown 1990:

I Wear Your Ring extended 1990:

Fotzepolitic 1990:

Road, River and Rail black sessions paris 1994:

The High Monkey Monk 1991:

The Waitresses

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The Waitresses

1978-1984 – Punk, Post-Punk, New Wave – Akron, OH, New York

Patty Donahue – Vocals – Born March 29, 1956 – Cleveland OH, Died of Lung Cancer December 9th, 1996 – New York City


Chris Butler – Guitars – Born May 22, 1949 – Ohio – also in (15-60-75) The Numbers Band and Tin Huey

Chris Butler’s website-

Tracy Wormworth – Bass, Vocals (1982-1984) – Later in B-52’s

Mars Williams – Saxophone – Born May 28th, 1955 – Elmhurst IL – Was also in Psychedelic Furs

Billy Vicca – Drums – Born February 15th, 1950 – Delaware – Was Also in Television, The Washington Squares, The Neon Boys…

Don Klayman – Keyboards

David Hofstra – Bass (1978-1982)

Ariel Warner – Background Vocals (1978-1982)



Released Title Chart positions

Billboard 200

1982 Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful? 41 Polydor
1982 I Could Rule the World If I Could Only Get the Parts EP 128 Polydor
1983 Bruiseology 155 Polydor
1984 Make the Weather EP Polydor
1990 The Best of The Waitresses Polydor
1997 King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents The Waitresses King Biscuit
2003 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of The Waitresses Polydor
2007 Your Choice of Sides − A Collection of Outtakes & Obscuriosities Unreleased[15]
2013 Just Desserts: The Complete Waitresses Omnivore[14]>


Year Title Peak chart positions Album
1978 In “Short Stack” (“Slide” / “Clones”) single
1980 “I Know What Boys Like” / “No Guilt” single[4]
1981 Christmas Wrapping A Christmas Record
1982 “I Know What Boys Like” 62 Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful
“Square Pegs” I Could Rule the World If I Could Only Get the Parts
“Christmas Wrapping” 45 A Christmas Record
1983 “Make the Weather” Bruiseology



From Unofficial Website:

I Know What Boys Like Video 1982:

No Guilt, I Know What Boys Like on Old Grey Whistle Test 1982:

Live at Harrahs excerpts- Wise Up, Quit, I KNow What Boys Like and promo

Make the Weather Video 1983:

Square Pegs from show credits 1983

Urban Image Photos:

Song Stories – Christmas Wrapping:—the-waitresses-christmas-wrapping/2884121885001



All Music:




Music Brainz:

Future of Music:


Waitresses’ page from the Unultimate Rockopedia:

Around the Web:

Unofficial Website:

1982 NME Interview:

1982 NYT Article:

1996 Interview w Chris Butler:

1999 Interviews w Chris Butler and Tracy Wormworth:

Perfect Sound Forever – 2013 Interview w Chris Butler:

Old School Blog – Interview with Chris Butler:

Line Out:

Trouser Press:

The Star:

Paste Magazine:

The Second Disc:

JP’s Music Blog:

Music Minded:

Consequence of Sound:


Cult of Jef:

Songs for a Blue Guitar:



Basket Gasbla:

Now More Than Ever:

Old Punks Blog:

Retro Universe:

Post Punk Progressive Pop Party:


The Stash Dauber:


Josh Pinkus is Crying:


Punk Rock Planet:

Pause and Play:

Pop Shifter:

Pop Matters:

Chicago Reader:

Stomp and Stammer:

Maxwell Traxx:

Martin’s View:

Kenneth in the 212:



Music News Nashville:

Omnivore Records:

Andrew P is the Internet:


Find a Grave:



Tim Huey w Patty Donahue – The Comb – 1978:

Christmas Wrapping 1981:

Concert vault:

Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful 1982:

Wise Up 1982:

Pussy Strut 1982:

Jimmy Tomorrow 1982:

Quit 1982:

I Could Rule the World if I Could Only Get The Parts LIve 1983:

Open City 1983:

Poly Styrene, Lora Logic (X-Ray Spex, Essential Logic)

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X-Ray Spex

Punk, New Wave, London, 70’s

Poly Styrene aka Marianne Joan Elliott-Said – Vocals – Born July 3rd, 1957, Bromley, Kent – Died April 25th, 2011, Sussex, England


Lora Logic aka Susan Whitby  Born 1960 – Saxophone, Vocals (1977) – Later in Essential Logic and Red Crayon with Art & Language


Jak Airport aka Jack Stafford – Guitars- formerly in Puncture, later in Classix Nouveaux, Airport and Dean


Paul Dean – Bass – Later in Classix Nouveaux, Airport and Dean

Paul “B.P.” Hurding – Drums -Later in Classix Nouveaux

Steve (Rudy) Thompson – Saxophone 1978-1979 – Later in the Members

Essential Logic:


Punk, Post-Punk, New Wave – 70’s, 80’s – London

Lora Logic – Vocals

Phil Legg – Guitar and Vocals

William Bennett – Guitar – Later in Whitehouse

Marc Turner – Bass

Rich Tea – Drums

David Wright – Saxophone


X-Ray Spex:



  • Oh Bondage Up Yours!” / “I Am A Cliché” (September 1977: Virgin Records, VS 189); also released as a 12″ single (VS 189–12)
  • “The Day The World Turned Day-Glo” / “I Am A Poseur” (March 1978: EMI International, INT 553) – No. 23 UK Singles Chart[35]
  • “Identity” / “Let’s Submerge” (July 1978: EMI International, INT 563) – No. 24 UK
  • “Germfree Adolescents” / “Age” (October 1978: EMI International, INT 573) – No. 19 UK
  • “Highly Inflammable” / “Warrior in Woolworths” (April 1979: EMI International, INT 583) – No. 45 UK

Appearances on various artist compilations (selective)[edit]

Listing of those various artist compilation albums mentioned in the text of the main article:

Polly Styrene Solo:



  • God’s & Godesses (Awesome, 1986)[30]


  • “Silly Billy”/”What A Way” — as Mari Elliot (GTO, 1976)[10]
  • “Talk In Toytown”/”Sub Tropical” (United Artists, 1980)[31]
  • “City Of Christmas Ghosts” — Goldblade featuring Poly Styrene (Damaged Goods, 2008)[32]
  • “Black Christmas” (2010)[19]
  • “Virtual Boyfriend” (2011)[21]
  • “Ghoulish” (2011)

Essential Logic:

Studio album
Singles & EPs
  • Aerosol Burns (1978)
  • Wake Up (1979)
  • Popcorn Boy Waddle Ya Do? (1979)
  • Music Is A Better Noise (1980)
  • Eugene (1980)
  • Fanfare In The Garden (1981)
  • Essential Logic (1981)
  • Fanfare in the Garden (2003)

Lora Logic Solo:


Pedigree Charm

‎ ◄ (5 versions)Rough Trade19825

Singles & EPs

Wonderful Offer

‎ ◄ (2 versions)Rough Trade1981

Record Collector:


From Poly’s Website:

Musictonic: – Videos

Meta Cafe:

Pop Video:

Oh Bondage Up Yours 1977:

Interview with Poly Styrene November 1977- for Countdown (Australian TV?):

Who is Poly Styrene? –BBC 4  Documentary- 1979:

World Turned Day-Glo – Top of the Pops? 1978:

I Live Off You, Genetic Engineering, Warrior in Woolworths – Old Grey Whistle Stop 1978:

1978 Interview:

Live @ the Hope and Anchor- The London Weekend Show – Art-I-Ficial, Oh Bondage; Up Yours, Genetic Engineering, World Turned Day-Glo:

Warrior in Woolworths 1978:

Oh, Bondage Up Yours 1978:

Germ Free Adolecent – Top of the Pops – 1978:

Identity – Music Video 1978:

Essential logic Live 1979:

Trick of the Witch 1983:

Women in Punk Segment from Punk Attitude:

X-Ray Spex segment from “The Punk Years”:

Black Christmas Video 2010:

Ghoulish 2011:

Interview about Generation Indigo 2011:



Poly’s Punk Party:



Trouser Press:

All Music:

Kill Rock Stars Essential Logic Page:

Art Bear – Essential Logic:


Poly and Lora’s chapter in Cinderella’s Bid Score – Maria Raha –

This is coming out soon? :

X-ray spex. (2013). S.l.: Book On Demand Ltd.

Around the Web:

X-Ray Specs Site:

Band Bios –


Poly Website:

Essential Logic Site:

1978 NME Article:



2003 Guardian Article:

2003 Interview with Lora Logic:

2005 Interview with Poly Styrene:

Review of 2008 Show:

2008 Independent Article:

2010 Yo Ladies Interview with Poly Styrene:

2010 Soundblab Interview:

2011 interview in state:

2011 Sabotage Times Interview with Polly Styrene:

2011 Guardian Article:

2011 Observer Article:

2011 Birmingham mail Article:

Fuck Yeah Polly Styrene:

Smash Your Head on the Punk Rock:

Alice Bag:

Mooky Chick:

Cult Nation:

Phily Girl About Town:

Beats Per Minute:

Library Thing:

Hiding Behind the Shed:

AV Club:

Fan Girl:

The Frisky:

The Bitch Buzz:

Fashion’s Most Wanted:

Helpless Dancer:

27 Leggies:

Robert Wringham:


Man Boobz:

Muso’s Guide:

Poetry Mosaic:


Black Feminists:

The Clash Blog:

Rebel Rebel Anti-Style:

All Ears:


Legrand Network:

Razor Cake:

Underground Girls:

Coil House:


No Debutante:

Von Pip Musical Express:

Animal My Soul:

Paper Blog:

Donkey Bollocks:

SW Owen:

Growing Bored for a Living:


The Daily Guru:

Beehive Candy:

Jolly Caucus Race:

Pop Matters:

Don’t Dance Her Down Boys:

Slicing Up Eyeballs:

Feminist Music Geek:


Chart Attack:

Kill Your Puppy:


Poly Fest:

Light in the Attic:

Babylon Wales:

I Vomit 4 U:

Rock Pool:

Tom Tom Magazine:

I Turned Out Punk:

Good Bad Music:

Wears the Trousers:

Pop Dose:

Music Net News:

Noise in the Zen Arcade:

Rockin’ Brian:

Bully Bloggers:

This, That & Also Ect.:

Oh Dearism:

Another Way to  Breathe:

Dances on the Footpath:

Punk Muzik:

Women in Punk:

Kathleen Hanna .com:

Music Ruined My Life:


Reocities Reviews:

The Quietus Review:

Vulture Article:

BBC Obituary:

Telegraph Obituary:

NYT Obituary:

Washington Post Obituary:

NME Obituary:

NPR Obituary:

Washington Post Obituary:

Digital Spy Obituary:

LA Times Obituary:



Taste Buds:

Pic Search:


My Space:

William Bennett:

13th Floor Vendetta:

The Burgundy Blog:

Feminist Music Geek:

In Music We Trust:

Dusted Review:

Waves at Night:

Snap Crackle and Pop:

2004 Portland Phoenix Article:

Desert of Glue:

Post Punk Progressive Pop Party:

Bigger Splashes:


Peel Sessions:

Internet Archive:

What a Way – Mari Elliott – 1976:

Art-I-Ficial John Peel Version:

Plastic Bag 1977:

I Am a Cliche 1977:

Cigarettes 1995:

Kitsch 2010:

Code Pink Dub 2011:

Essential Logic:

World Friction 1978:

Music is a Better Noise – video – 1980:

Shabby Abbot 1979:

Popcorn Boy 1979:

Wake Up 1979:

Pedigree Charm:

Chrystal Gazing 1982:




Punk, Post-Punk, Shoegaze, Britpop, Indie – 80’s, 90’s, – London, England

Miki Bereyni – Guitar, Vocals – March 18, 1967

Formerly in the Bugs and the Lillies

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Emma Anderson – Guitar and Vocals – June 10, 1967

Formerly in the Rover Girls, Later in Sing Sing


Phil King – Bass – April 28, 1960


Chris Acland – drums – Sept. 7, 1966 – October, 17 1996


Former Members Meriel Barham (Later the Pale Saints) – vocals and Steve Rippon – Bass


Studio albums[edit]

Title Release date Format Label Code UK Albums Chart[8] UK Indie[9] USBillboard 200[10]
Scar (mini-album) 9 October 1989 LP/CD 4AD JAD 911 3
Spooky 27 January 1992 LP/CD/double-10″/C CAD 2002 7
Split 13 June 1994 LP/CD/C CAD 4011 19 195
Lovelife 4 March 1996 LP/CD/C CAD 6004 8 189


Title Release Date Format Release Label Code
Gala 3 December 1990 LP/CD/C Worldwide 4AD CAD 0017
Cookie December 1994 CD Japan Nippon Columbia COCY-78365
Topolino August 1996 CD (9 tracks) Japan Nippon Columbia COCY-80351
Topolino August 1997 CD (12 tracks) Canada Polygram/4AD 76974 2110 2
Ciao! Best of Lush 19 March 2001 CD Worldwide 4AD GAD 2K22 CD

Singles and EPs[edit]

Title Release date Format Code UK Singles Chart[8] US Modern Rock Album
Mad Love EP 26 February 1990 12″/CD/C BAD 0003 55
“Sweetness and Light” 15 October 1990 7″/12″/CD/C BAD 0013 47 4 Gala
“De-Luxe” March 1991 Radio promo CD PRO-CD-4662 14
“Nothing Natural”/Black Spring EP 7 October 1991 7″/C//12″/CD BAD 1016 43 Spooky
“Nothing Natural” 29 October 1991 CD 9 40231-2 (US only) 22
“For Love” 30 December 1991 10″/12″/CD/C BAD 2001 35 9
“Superblast!” February 1992 Radio promo CD PRO-CD-5471
“Hypocrite” 30 May 1994 7″/12″/CD BAD 4008 52 Split
“Desire Lines” 30 May 1994 7″/12″/CD BAD 4010 60
“Single Girl” 8 January 1996 7″/2xCD 1 BAD 6001 21 Lovelife
“Ladykillers” 26 February 1996 7″/2xCD 1 BAD 6002 22 18
“500 (Shake Baby Shake)” 15 July 1996 7″/2xCD 1 BAD 6009 21

Light From A Dead Star:


Selected Show Videos:

35 Full Shows on Youtube!!!!!:

Coolerthanjesus: 33 full shoes:

Snub TV – Etheriel 1990:

Request Video Interview 1990:

Rapito TV 1990:

Egham, UK 3/3/1990:

Manchester 3/16 & 6/28/1990 Full Shows:

Sweetness and Light Video:

London 5/25/1990 Full Show:

Video Wave interview 1990:

Live At the dome 1991: Ocean, Sweetness and Light

Lillle, France 10/18/1991:

For Love Video 1991:

On Rock Steady 1991:

De-luxe Video 1991:

Union Square San Francisco 4/15/1992:

stage cam –

crowd cam –

stage right –

stage left –

Lollapalooza interview Toronto 1992:

Superblast! video 1992:

On Up the Junction 1992:

Nothing Natural Video 1992:

Covert Live on MTV 1992:

Dennis Miller Show 1992: For Love

London Full Show 9/11/1993:

1994? interview:

MTV Interview 1994:

Hypocrite Video:

Desire Lines Video 1994:

Hypocrite on Conan 7/25/1994:

Houston Full Show 8/11/94:

1996 interview austin music network:

Japanese TV Promo’s:

VJing? channel four show 1996:

Ladykillers Video 1996:

Ladykillers on Hotel babylon 1996:

1996 First Cut Tv: Ladykillers, 500

Single Girl Video 1996:

500 (Shake Baby Shake) 1996:

Fillmore San Francisco 9/7/1996 Full Show- Elvis wishes Chris happy bday-:



Quimby Lush History 1993:




Trouser Press:


Contemporary Musicians: Musicians



Full? Gigography:

i saw that kennel club, ibeam and slim’s shows 🙂



Around the Web:

2013 Under the Radar Interview with Miki Bereyni

Light From a Dead Star:

fan stories –

assorted memorobilia – (over 250 articles)

Lushfan Blog:

Lysa’s Lush Page:

press –

reviews –

We Miss Miki Blog:

Miki Quotes –

Kneel the Lush Blog:

Angel fire Lush Page:

Llama’s Lush Page:

Fuck Yeehaw Lush Blog:

page 1 of 95 –

Rock and Roll Queens:

Hex Girlfriend:

Juknull Blog:

Stratosphere Blog: in a Crowd:

Missing the Moon:

Listing Room Blog:

Lush Fan Blog:

Always on the Run:

A Sides B Sides and Seasides:

4AD Page:

1991 Chicago Tribune Article:

Melody Maker 1990:

NYT  review 1990:

1993  Mailing to Fans:

1994 interview:

1996 Miki interview:

1994 Emma interview:

1994 Miki interview:

Old interview:

1994 lush review and interview, Chicago:

NME 1998 – Lush Officially Split:

2010 Emma Interview:

Record Collector Article:

li’l lush article 1998:

Guarduan article on Chris Acland’s Suicide and Miki’s response:

2012 Emma Anderson Interview:

Guitar Goddess:



Evenings with Sing Sing:




1988 demo with Meriel Barham on Vocals:

Leaves Me Cold, Childcatcher, Breeze : Peel Session 1990

Thoughtforms 1990: w space images:

Baby Talk, Scarlet, Bitter, Monochrome- Live in Paris 1991:

Laura – 1992

Lovelife – 1996