Category Archives: Post-punk singles

a selection of classic and unknown singles from about 1979 – 1984

Siouxsie and the Banshees – Israel

          There was a time when you knew where you stood with a Banshees’ lyric. In the days when they were adorned with Nazi armbands and provocatively goose stepping around London clubs, they could pen a lyric such as “Too many Jews for my liking” for ‘Love in a Void.’ As recently as 2005 […]

Poison Girls – Persons Unknown / Crass – Bloody Revolutions

          The germ of this split single lies in the arrest of anarchists Ronan Bennett and Iris Mills on trumped up charges of conspiracy to cause explosions with persons unknown. After 18 months of imprisonment where they were subjected to numerous indignities, they were found not guilty of all charges and […]

Manicured Noise – Metronome


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