Along with the Raincoats and Liliput, the Slits are one of the most significant female punk rock bands of the late ’70s. Not only did they bravely (or foolishly, you be the judge) leap into the fray with little, if any, musical ability (on their debut tour with the Clash, Mick Jones used to tune their guitars for them), but through sheer emotion and desire created some great music. This was especially true when they worked with veteran reggae producer Dennis Bovell, setting the stage for a future generation of riot grrrls. Though much derided in their short existence, what the Slits achieved and what they meant to succeeding generations of young female rockers cannot be underestimated. more….http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-slits-mn0000498691/biography
Recorded Ridge Farm Studios, Spring 1979.
All tracks written by Viv Albertine, Tessa Pollitt, Ariane Forster (aka Ari Up) and Paloma Romero (aka Palmolive)
Spend, Spend, Spend
Ping Pong Affair
Love und Romance
Adventures Close to Home
I Heard It Through The Grapevine