Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Kid Creole: He No Popi

Vivien Goldman, New Musical Express, 4 July 1981

And she no Olive Oyl – but Vivien Goldman still meets August Darnell in New York City to learn about the Coconuts' brand new cha cha. Also presenting the Original Crazy Mix-it-up Kid. Colour, culture, sex and music – the Kid threw 'em all together to create the Creole Creed, and proved that pure's a bore. On the street with a Kiddy wink, and in the pool hall with Kid, Stony Browder and moon-faced Coati Mundi (the real Pop I).

Total word count of piece: 3243

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: