[TypicalGirls] Raincoats/Gina Birch interview

Jason Gross perfect at furious.com
Mon Aug 2 18:56:34 EDT 2021

hi TG'ers

In the latest issue of Perfect Sound Forever 
<http://www.furious.com/perfect/index0821.html>, you'll find (among 
other things):

   Interview with bassist/artist Gina Birch by David Gavan
"The Raincoats were subject to the same social forces as Scritti 
Politti. While Odyshape (1981), with its norm dismantling lyrics, is a 
mind-stretching experimental album - one that's earned similar levels of 
respect as esteemed '81 offerings such as This Heat's Deceit or The 
Durutti Column's LC - the superbly eclectic jamboree bag of an album 
that is Moving (1984) effectively atomised the Raincoats. Gina Birch has 
stated that the band was sundered by its increasingly disparate 

Hope you enjoy it,
Perfect Sound Forever
Online music magazine since 1993

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