Or as Brazill suggested, “Poly Gone.”
The Passing of Poly Styrene
The raucous saxophone of X-Ray Spex and its iconoclast singer inspired many during the formative days of punk. From the braces on her teeth to her unconventional looks and wild attire, she found a freedom in the wildness of punk rock that changed her life. But like most revolutionary movements, it quickly became regimented and stylized into fossil-hard rules.
As Billy Bragg wrote on Facebook…
Knee deep in deadlines. Coming up for air after the first, I swear. I got my ticket for Britain — yay! Trying to restrain myself from buying tickets for everything I want to see. I don’t want to come back broke.