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The Mo-dettes: The Bridge House, Canning Town, London

Garry Bushell, Sounds, 9 February 1980

THE TYPE of people who write about The Mo-Dettes in the music mess (and wrap them up in their own self-conscious hypes and silly self-deceits) have tended to bolster the muddled misconceptions that surround the band, the idea that they're just another boring bunch of grim Wough Twade viragos.

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