Political correctness kills punk rock, full stop. Its not just the powers that be that constitute the evil brain police of this reality, its the multitudeness Tom Robinson-alikes that infiltrate what the REAL people are doing that represent such a danger. Therfore I reckon it is my duty to push forward a fine selection of politically unworthy specimens of incorrect tunage, such as the magnificent "Anorexia's - Rapist in the Park" symphony. Not only is the group name punishable by imprisonment in todays thought controlled environment, but the subject matter of the title track is something also to be swept under the shagpile carpet.
Thanks largely to some early exposure of John Peel's Radio 1 program, "Rapist in the Park" (released on the band's own Slim -- geddit? -- Records) earned the band some fans and made it possible for Anorexia to draw crowds around the South of England for a short while. Bizarrely, an early incarnation of George Michael's Wham! opened for the band on several occasions before evolving into that aural atrocity that we all know and hate.(hear Anorexia on the John Peel Show 14/02/1980 Here)
As naively naughty as the title track is, the charm levels are increased ten fold by the closing track on this ep,"Pets", which includes such poetic delights as "Cats give me the Frights,/ I like cats in the night./I want a cat with purple 'air / Then it will be very rare!"
Almost Shakespearian? Click on Pets for a sample of this almost Shakespearian genius.
1 - Rapist in the Park
2 - I'm a Square
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