Raincoats, The -S/T [YELLOW/RED SWIRL VINYL] - New LP
Color-vinyl repress of The Raincoats' 1979 self-titled debut album.
“Within a minute, they seem to have trashed every female stereotype in rock and roll… I was amazed” – Greil Marcus, ‘Rolling Stone’ 1980.
In 1979, The Raincoats helped shape the timeless notion that punk is what you make it to be - an act of raw expression, not any one sound. Their anarchy was poetic.
The group’s debut album ‘The Raincoats’, which Kurt Cobain named “wonderfully classic scripture”, was released 40 years ago by Rough Trade at its radical beginnings, setting a crucial precedent for feminist work within a DIY context