[TypicalGirls] TypicalGirls Digest, Vol 196, Issue 1

weasel walter weaselw at juno.com
Fri Sep 5 07:01:38 EDT 2008


a convincing argument in one regard, but then just take a listen to the
"tenement steps" album which sounds more like bloated prog than anything!
i love it, but . . . it's definitely more "mike oldfield" than it is
"punk". 

ww

> >The Motors, in any case, are arguably not quite punk but power 
> pop.
> >
> Agreed, although they do perhaps deserve a couple more punk points 
> than you might think, because:
> 1) after leaving  pub rockers Ducks Deluxe in early 1975 and before 
> 
> forming The Motors, Nick Garvey formed a band called The Snakes with 
> 
> (future Motors drummer) Ricky Slaughter and none other than Rob 
> Gotobed, later of Wire; 
> 2) after The Motors split up, Slaughter (orig. Richard Werner) 
> became 
> a member of Fallen Angels with his cousin, Knox of The Vibrators.
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