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R.I.P. Poly Styrene

X-Ray Spex Frontwoman Passes Away After Battle With Cancer

Apr 27, 2011 X-Ray Spex
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Marianne Elliot-Said, aka Poly Styrene, passed away last night after battling cancer. Styrene fronted the epochal punk act X-Ray Spex, who influenced legions of bands with their classic album Germ Free Adolescents, including Bikini Kill, Nirvana, Bratmobile and countless others. She has a solo album, Generation Indigo, released today. A nice interview with Styrene regarding the album can be found here.



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