[TypicalGirls] The Dance

Dina Hornreich dina.hornreich at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 18:18:55 EDT 2007


This is interesting. However, I still would like to know the label, year the 
album was originally released, etc.

I'm about to send the latest draft of the list...So, you'll see what I mean.

Thanks. This sounds worthwhile!

-Dina
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aaron levin" <vilevin at gmail.com>
To: "Typical Girls: Women in Punk/Post-Punk/Underground Music (Circa 
1975-1980s)" <typicalgirls at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 03, 2007 4:07 PM
Subject: Re: [TypicalGirls] The Dance


> Hi,
>
> Here is a review I wrote of The Dance.
>
> http://waxidermy.com/2006/02/22/the-dance-soul-force/
>
> They also have a myspace page. I reviewed their other work on
> waxidermy as well as Chandra Oppenheim who released an EP in 1981 when
> she was only 12 years old penning four amazing songs with
> instrumentation by The Dance.
>
> You can put the Chandra out there for all the moms and pops worried
> about their kids ;)
>
> - aaron
>
> On 6/3/07, Dina Hornreich <dina.hornreich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Forgive my naivete, but I have no familiarity with this!
>>
>> Can you attain the requisite information on the forthcoming reissue so 
>> that
>> I can include it? I'd use your BLURBIAGE from below for my list as well!
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Aaron levin" <vilevin at gmail.com>
>> To: "Typical Girls: Women in Punk/Post-Punk/Underground Music (Circa
>> 1975-1980s)" <typicalgirls at lists.ibiblio.org>
>> Sent: Sunday, June 03, 2007 10:57 AM
>> Subject: Re: [TypicalGirls] SUBMIT BLURBS PLEASE! We're up to 22 
>> must-haves!
>>
>>
>> >I would like to add "The Dance" to the list. Though the band is not
>> > all female, the lead singer and significant writer of most of the
>> > songs was female. There is a reissue currently in the works. The group
>> > has a very accessible sound, especially on their last effort "Soul
>> > Force". I would call this essential and I feel many of you would also
>> > call it essential had there been a reissue available for some years.
>> >
>> > Best,
>> >
>> > Aaron Levin
>> >
>> >
>> > On 6/3/07, burt at macalester.edu <burt at macalester.edu> wrote:
>> >> In response to Dan, I'm thinking that what matters is not how many 
>> >> women
>> >> were in the band, or whether they had just one woman and she was the
>> >> singer, but whether the woman or women had creative control. I'd hate 
>> >> to
>> >> leave out Altered Images if we're making a long list...
>> >>
>> >> ...although, if we're making a shorter list, I'd happily replace them
>> >> with either Dolly Mixture, or one of the bands that included Amelia
>> >> Fletcher, probably Heavenly with Le Jardin du Heavenly, especially 
>> >> since,
>> >> if I remember correctly, the CD reissue of Le Jardin du Heavenly also
>> >> includes the EP with "P.U.N.K. Girl." In fact, can we just put 
>> >> Heavenly
>> >> on our list? Or is there a chronological cutoff (around 1985, to judge 
>> >> by
>> >> the list we already have)? If there's a 1985-86 cutoff, Salem 66 
>> >> and/or
>> >> Scrawl should just sneak in... do either of them belong?
>> >>
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