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2005 issue of the compelling seminal punk album with bonus tracks, includes 'Oh Bondage Up Yours', 'Germ Free Adolescents' and 'The Day The World Turned Day-Glo', Also includes a booklet with extensive sleeve notes including an interview with Poly Styrene. Castle Music.
Manufacturer: Sanctuary UK
Release date: 26 February 2008
EAN: 5050749411037
Tags: England (1), Punk (1), 1970's (1)
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JxSxPx added this to a list 2 months, 1 week ago
Favorite Albums - Almost Made It (20 music items)

"God bless the late/great Poly Styrene, one of the most original and individualistic leaders in rock history, for releasing this whacky, wonderful piece of danceable punk rock into the world. She envisions a world obsessed with consumerism, disposability, and a profound lack of authenticity, and manages to make all of her volcanic polemics sound like cartoony riffs. What a loss it was when she passed away at 53 to breast cancer in 2011, but this album keeps her fierce-but-feminine mystique and un"


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RS: 40 Greatest Punk Albums of All-Time (40 music items)

"Teenage multiracial London girl Poly Styrene had braces on her teeth and wore Day-Glo rags, screeching anthems like "Oh Bondage Up Yours!" over saxophone blasts, and chanting, "I am a poseur and I don't care! I like to make people stare!" X-Ray Spex's explosive debut went criminally unreleased in the U.S., but it became a word-of-mouth cult classic, influencing Sleater-Kinney, the Beastie Boys and many others."


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The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women (150 music items)

"Decades before the likes of Radiohead bemoaned ecological destruction and the pitfalls of capitalism, the English punk group X-Ray Spex stormed into the world with bracing, no-bullshit anthems about the cult of cleanliness, consumerism and exploitation on their debut album Germfree Adolescents. Led by the volcanic Poly Styrene, the opera-trained daughter of a Somalian father and a Scottish-Irish mother, the group merged conceptual brilliance with inventive rhythms. It's hard to overstate how muc"


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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"Obsessed with the modern world and plastic in all its forms, Poly Styrene was one of punk’s most intriguing bandleaders. X-Ray Spex back her witty, phlegm-laden singing here with British punk’s most cartoony riffing. Standout track: “The Day the World Turned Day-Glo”"


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