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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 band X-Ray Spex. She also recorded a solo album, "Translucence" (1980), featuring her singing very chilly-sounding vocals, over very dark music. In 1986, she released the EP "Gods And Goddesses" (Awesome), featuring the anti-cult "Trick of the Witch". In the 1980s Elliott-Said joined the… read more

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  • Avatar for Akayz7
    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.
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    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.
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    join the poly styrene fangroup
  • Avatar for elegiak
    A very rare documentary about Poly and a very old school 1977' interview. Don't miss these treasures!
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    DOCUMENTARY ABOUT WOMEN IN PUNK MUSIC made by Zillah Minx (Rubella Ballet) :
  • Avatar for retro_era
    She was so great. I wish she was still here ♥
  • Avatar for Beat_C
    "40,980 plays" - is this a joke???
  • Avatar for majamaki
    Generation Indigo made it on to my Top 10 Music Albums of 2011, read more @
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