‘Immigrant’ – Gene Loves Jezebel
‘AS FAR AS I’M CONCERNED, BEING EIGHTEEN IS WORSE THAN BEING SIXTEEN. AT SIXTEEN, EVERYTHING’S NEW AND EXCITING – TWO YEARS LATER, YOU’VE DONE IT ALL, HAVEN’T YOU?’ Garry (as written by Pat Mills), Third World War, Crisis #5 (Nov 1988)
It must be about 6pm by now.
‘Vanishing Point’ – New Order
I’m still at Ashton Street and have been since about 6pm on Friday.
I should have done some CHINESE PLAY work, but I haven’t. Even so, I’ve been weighing up the odds and the amount of work I need to get done scares me. Can I achieve what I want/need to achieve within the next 3 weeks? Can I? Can I?! I somehow doubt it.
‘Do I Want To?’ - We’ve Got A Fuzzbox And We’re Gonna Use It
Flash stayed at Raquel’s last nite and he’s still not returned.
Today, I’ve read all 16 issues of Third World War in Crisis, and it’s brilliant. I’ve also taped some groovy ‘Goth’ trax from Flash’s record collexion. It features: Gaye Bykers on Acid, Gene Loves Jezebel, Alien Sex Fiend, The Sisters Of Mercy, New Order, Adam Ant, Siouxsie & the Banshees, and Japan. I’ve given it the name: ‘BACK TO BASICS’.
Home tonite, jiggetty-jig.
‘Fireworks’ – Siouxsie & the Banshees
Tonight, Flash returned after I’d visited Dad + Annie. We made a list of The Situation’s Top 30 Records. That was quite good. During this I found myself inadvertently getting into SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES in a far more excitable way than at any time previously.
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