[TypicalGirls] Raincoats/Gina Birch interview

Dina Hornreich dina.hornreich at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 22:41:52 EDT 2021

Thanks, Jason!

I love the references to Helen's book among other bits and pieces you


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On Mon, Aug 2, 2021 at 6:23 PM Jason Gross <perfect at furious.com> wrote:

> 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
> influences."
> Hope you enjoy it,
> Jason
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