[TypicalGirls] THE SLITS REFORM FOR NEW SHOWS

robin dudley rodudley at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 8 13:21:48 EST 2008


anna is a great drummer for the slits. palmolive is a born again and bruce (great drummer that he is) is a guy. the original lineup is dead. the new lineup sounds great. anna and cookie both add to the whole beautifully...

> From: HunnyPi007 at aol.com
> To: typicalgirls at lists.ibiblio.org
> Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 18:26:33 -0500
> Subject: Re: [TypicalGirls] THE SLITS REFORM FOR NEW SHOWS
> 
> NOW WE'RE TALKING! (Although I thought the guitarist who I saw playing  
> with Ari last month was great and reminiscent of Viv. Who is he? Does  
> he play with anyone else?)
> 
> Hope Ari can get Viv to play here in NYC too!
> 
> But...what about PALMOLIVE or the great BRUCE SMITH?? The "original  
> line-up" had a drummer, no? ; )
> 
> LZ
> 
> 
> 
> On Nov 5, 2008, at 5:23 PM, WWWhatsup wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > http://www.contactmusic.com/news.nsf/article/the%20slits%20reform%20for%20new%20shows_1085711
> >
> > THE SLITS REFORM FOR NEW SHOWS
> >
> >
> > THE SLITS are to play their first shows with the original
> > line-up in 30 years, it has been confirmed.
> >
> > After splitting in 1981, frontwoman Ari Up has previously
> > reunited with bassist Tessa Pollitt for shows in 2006, reports
> > Uncut.
> >
> > However, guitarist Viv Albertine has now returned to the fold
> > for two shows at Ladyfest in Manchester on November 9th, as
> > well as a headline gig at London's Astoria on December 3rd.
> >
> > The members decided to play the dates after collaborating on a
> > book to celebrate 30 years since the release of their debut
> > album CUT.
> >
> > Commenting on the reunion, Albertine said: "Zoe is why I
> > became interested in the Slits again - to see someone
> > intelligent and cool like that being so into what we did had a
> > major effect on me. And, the book, thank God, it's about time
> > the Slits got the respect they deserve!"
> >
> > The book, Typical Girls?, is due to be published by Omnibus
> > Press next Summer.
> >
> >
> > Joly MacFie
> > 212 608 1334
> > http://wwwhatsup.com
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> >
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