Poppy & The Jezebels
Inspired in equal parts by Bow Wow Wow, Biba and dissident Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, P&TJ would be a slap in the face for those bemoaning declining school standards, even if they sounded like Selfish Cunt with earache. Think Anita Pallenberg fronting Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls’ house band The Carrie Nations. Why they’ve declined to release psych-pop classic ‘Lips Of Cleopatra’ is baffling, but teutonic electro stomp ‘Electro Bitch’ will more than do for now. “I need to unwind” snarls Molly Kingsley, a 21st-century Poly Styrene. You be superstars!