Female-fronted post-punk and weird
Ribbon Around a Bomb Edition 76: Songs of Love Part II
March 5, 2016 6:00pm


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Erin Eyesore brings you female-fronted post-punk + weird, with an eye on the '70s and '80s.


Ginny Arnell- Dumb Head (1963)
Mrs. Higginbottom- Culprit of Love (1983)
Destroy All Monsters- Alien Love Call (1976)
Nikki and the Corvettes- Back Seat Love (1980)
Annie Anxiety- Closet Love (1984)
Jyl- Computer Love (1984)
Cristina- Jungle Love (1980)
The Stripes- Weekend Love (1980)
Vice Squad- Latex Love (1981)
The B-Girls- Long Distance Love (1977)

As Mercenarias- Amor Inimigo (1988)
Lio- Amoureux Solitaires (1980)
Mensen Blaffen- Chagrin D’Amour (1986)
Alvi and the Alviettes- Mon Amour (1983)

Los Monaguillosh- Nauseas de Amor (1983)

The Bags- In Love with Romance (1977)
Kamala and the Karnivores- Love Like Murder (1989)
Pompeii 99- Love Me For My Mind (1982)
Gymslips- Love’s Not the Answer (1983)

The B-52s- Love Shack (1989)
The Anemic Boyfriends- Bad Girls in Love (1980)
G-Schmitt- Love Letter (1984)
Sin 34- Only Love (1983)
The Dishrags- Love is Shit (1979)
Mood of Defiance- American Love Song (1982)

Au Pairs- Love Song (1981)
The Nixe- Love Song (1981)
Chin Chin- Love Song (1985)
Family Fodder- Love Song (1980)

Grace Jones- Love is the Drug (1980)
Whoom Elements- Of Love (1982)
Sperma- Please Love Me Tonight (1985)
Delia Derbyshire- Love Without Sound (1969)
Youth in Asia- Paper Love (1982)
Winterbrief- Love Seat Charade (1998)

Cardigans- Lovefool (1996)


Photo: Cindy Wilson and Kate Pierson, 1979

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