10 Weird and Wonderful Women Musicians
"There is nothing new under the sun," said King Solomon. He obviously hadn't met Nina Hagen. Or any of the other women on this list, all musicians with talent, originality, charisma and intelligence––not to mention a wicked sartorial style! These women are all their own persons, confident in their individuality, wherever it may take them. And, yes, they're all weird, but not in a contrived or derivative manner. That's just who they are. 10. Bands & Projects: X Ray Spex Time and Place:1970s London Genres: Punk Quote: If anybody tried to make me [a sex symbol] I'd shave my head tomorrow. Poly Styrene was barely twenty-one when her band, X Ray Spex, released their only album, Germfree Adolescents . Sartorial Style: Poly Styrene ran her own, eponymous fashion label in her late teens. I would go to the DIY store and buy sink chain, which doesn't tarnish and is quite shiny and chrome plated. Styrene closed down the boutique, since the band was taking off and she had to choose one or the other. 9.