Book Club: Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.

Book Club: Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.

“I love that word. Forever. I love that forever doesn't exist, but we have a word for it anyway, and use it all the time. It's beautiful and doomed.”  - Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys. by Viv Albertine from the Slits

I'm not usually the first to sign up to read a music autobiography but who doesn't want to read about hanging out with Sid Vicious when he was awkward with girls, being a leading pioneer in the punk scene, being intimidated by Vivienne Westwood in the 70's, and living as a strong feminist while still longing for someone to love you? Viv Albertine is surprisingly relatable and a true badass. Plus, the fashion. Come on.

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Rachel

Photo of The Slits in 1979, Viv is far left.