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Cinderella's Big Score
Women of the Punk and Indie Underground
By Maria Raha
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Format:Trade Paperback $19.99 $24.99 CAD
This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around December 31, 2004. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.
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Cinderella’s Big Score celebrates the contributions of punk’s oft-overlooked female artists, explores the latent — and not so latent — sexism of indie rock (so often thought of as the hallowed ground of progressive movements), and tells the story of how these women created spaces for themselves in a sometimes limited or exclusionary environment. The indie music world is littered with females who have not only withstood the racket of punk’s intolerance, but have twisted our societal notions of femininity in knots.
Maria Raha focuses on the United States and England in the ’70s and ’80s, and illuminates how the influential women of this time shaped the female rockers of the ’90s and today. Groups profiled range from the Runaways, the Avengers, and the Raincoats to L7, Sleater-Kinney, and Le Tigre, and include women who rarely get featured in “women in rock” titles, such as Exene Cervenka of X, Eve Libertine and Joy de Vivre of Crass, and Poison Ivy of the Cramps. The book features a complete discography and more than 25 photos.
Includes: Patti Smith, Exene Cervenka, Poison Ivy, Siouxsie Sioux, the Slits, Eve Libertine and Joy De Vivre, the Raincoats, Lydia Lunch, Wendy O. Williams, Kim Gordon, Kim Deal, Mia Zapata, Jenny Toomey, Hole, L7, Tribe 8, PJ Harvey, Bikini Kill, Sleater-Kinney, the Gossip, and many more
- On Sale
- Dec 31, 2004
- Page Count
- 380 pages
- Seal Press