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Poly Styrene (b. Marianne Joan Elliott-Said, 1957, in Bromley, London, UK, died 25 April 2011), was a singer (active from 1976 - 2011), best known at the front of English punk rock band X-Ray Spex. She also recorded a solo album, "Translucence" (1980), featuring her singing very chilly-sounding vocals, over very dark lounge music. In 1986, she released the EP "Gods And Goddesses" (Awesome), featuring the anti-cult "Trick of…

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  • Of course it's post-punk. Listen more carefully to "Talk in Toytown". It has a slight dub overtone too. That being said... she's amazing.
  • The Translucence album is such a joyful listening experience (if verging on hippy) with great vocals (of course) and imaginative and ear tickling music. Definitely not punk.
  • join the poly styrene fangroup http://www.last.fm/group/Poly+Styrene
  • A very rare documentary about Poly and a very old school 1977' interview. Don't miss these treasures! http://odvievonvegas.blogspot.fr/2013/02/x-ray-spex-who-is-poly-styrene.html
  • DOCUMENTARY ABOUT WOMEN IN PUNK MUSIC made by Zillah Minx (Rubella Ballet) : http://odvievonvegas.blogspot.fr/2012/05/shes-punk-rocker-uk.html
  • She was so great. I wish she was still here ♥
  • "40,980 plays" - is this a joke???
  • Generation Indigo made it on to my Top 10 Music Albums of 2011, read more @ http://majamaki.com/2011/12/top-10-music-albums-of-2011/
  • DEP

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