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Queen Of Siam

by Lydia Lunch

Queen Of Siam by Lydia Lunch

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Queen Of Siam

by Lydia Lunch

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Label: Celluloid
For her solo debut, originally released in 1980 on the pivotal ZE imprint, Lydia Lunch dove even deeper into the sultry exotica, hard-boiled sleaze and neo-Beat horror poetics she first started exploring as a member of the short-lived 8 Eyed Spy. One could hardly call Queen of Siam pop music, yet this record contains what were Lunch's most accessible and engaging recordings up to this point -- light years removed from the No Wave hyper-violence of Teenage Jesus and The Jerks. It makes for a fun, subtle and fantastic listen, so much so that Lunch has been mining its sound ever since.

About This Album

For her solo debut, originally released in 1980 on the pivotal ZE imprint, Lydia Lunch dove even deeper into the sultry exotica, hard-boiled sleaze and neo-Beat horror poetics she first started exploring as a member of the short-lived 8 Eyed Spy. One could hardly call Queen of Siam pop music, yet this record contains what were Lunch's most accessible and engaging recordings up to this point -- light years removed from the No Wave hyper-violence of Teenage Jesus and The Jerks. It makes for a fun, subtle and fantastic listen, so much so that Lunch has been mining its sound ever since.

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About This Album

For her solo debut, originally released in 1980 on the pivotal ZE imprint, Lydia Lunch dove even deeper into the sultry exotica, hard-boiled sleaze and neo-Beat horror poetics she first started exploring as a member of the short-lived 8 Eyed Spy. One could hardly call Queen of Siam pop music, yet this record contains what were Lunch's most accessible and engaging recordings up to this point -- light years removed from the No Wave hyper-violence of Teenage Jesus and The Jerks. It makes for a fun, subtle and fantastic listen, so much so that Lunch has been mining its sound ever since.