Girlsville: The Story of The Delmonas & Thee Headcoatees by Saskia Holling
278 Pages on the Medway masters THE DELMONAS and THEE HEADCOATEES!
Pictures throughout- including shots with THE MUMMIES and MUDHONEY!
I've just cracked the thing but it looks good! Plus, if you're a fan of this stuff, this is essential for your rock n roll bookshelf!
Publisher Spinout Books says
Following the arrival of Post-Punk in the UK, an explosion of musical wonders flourished in the South East of England. Two such wonders, The Delmonas and Thee Headcoatees added to the burgeoning flow of music from the Medway Delta; a current started by The Pop Rivets, The Milkshakes and The Prisoners.
Fronted by women from the Medway area and beyond, The Delmonas and Thee Headcoatees are regularly labelled as ‘Billy Childish projects’, yet the women involved added their own stamp to the musical beat. Hear ye for The Queens of The Medway Delta!
Here, we find out more about these women – Hilary, Louise, Sarah, Debbie, Kyra and Holly and just how their paths intertwined to create memorable records (without musical industry intervention) and just what has happened to them all since…
Collated and related by Saskia Holling.
Font cover painting by Sarah Crouch (Miss Ludella Black), and packed with photos and contributions from key figures within the Medway Delta and related, and beyond!