Germfree Adolescents (EMI)
A favorite record that I return to every year or two is Germfree Adolescents by X-Ray Spex. Polly Styrene was an old soul and way ahead of her time. Teenage Polly was a Generation One belter who wrote of the future, narcissism, consumerism, feminism, science-non-fiction, rock & roll dysmorphic disorder and obsessive compulsive teenage dreams. In 1977 there was no internet but it’s clear the freewheeling Polly Styrene saw it coming. Perfection!
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