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Penetration: Moving Targets (Virgin)****

Review by Jon Savage, Sounds, October 1978

WE'RE NOT the same, you're not the same, they're not the same. ...

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Penetration: Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, May 1977

"TURN OFF the music – we want to play," R the bassist yelled at the DJ and, before you had time to chuckle at the ...

Buzzcocks, Penetration, John Cooper Clarke, Warsaw: Electric Circus, Manchester

Live Review by Paul Morley, NME, June 1977

THERE IS undoubtedly a great deal of refining and cleaning to be done on Buzzcocks' material before the album they can so definitely record comes ...

Penetration: Anarchy In County Durham

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, June 1977

MICK JONES of the Clash, leading philosophers of the New Wave, has said that he couldn't play but for the vacuum-pack pressures of the tower ...

Penetration: The Future Is Female

Interview by Jon Savage, Sounds, December 1977

ACCELERATION DON'T go to my head...London – a module, self-contained, trapped in an ever-accelerating time/style warp: a week seems like a month in our brave ...

The Buzzcocks: Another Movie In A Different Cinema

Report and Interview by Jane Suck, Sounds, March 1978

I SMOKE TOO much. I drink too much. I do drugs and don't get off, and, according to Dead Fingers Talk's manager and all the ...

Penetration: Abcess Makes The Heart Grow Fonder

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, May 1978

EVERYONE was smiling, feeling rosie the way you do, when a wedding service draws to a close. Pauline, singer with Penetration, and her long-time sweetheart ...

Penetration: Moving Targets (Virgin)

Review by Paul Morley, NME, October 1978

THIS YEAR A LINE formed. At one end Penetration, and from there through Joy Division, The Mekons, The Slits, The Fall, The Passage, The Pop ...

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Report and Interview by Ian Penman, NME, November 1978

"Every night before I go to sleep/Find a ticket, win a lottery/Scoop the pearls up from the sea/Cash them in and..." ...

Penetration/Punishment Of Luxury/Neon: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, January 1979

THIS WAS A night to crush Cleveland, bugger Bloomington and give the arse to Akron. North British talent ruled, and it was OK. Well, no, ...

Penetration: The Whisky, Los Angeles

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, July 1979

I'D SEEN the name around several times, but I'd never seen the band until tonight. Strange how your luck can change. ...

Penetration: Coming Up For Air (Virgin) ****

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, September 1979

UP! THAT'S what Penetration are. Such stimulation. A Japanese masseuse on speciality-of-the-house rates could hardly have tickled more of a tingle into every nerve-end from ...

Penetration: Going Underground

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, April 1980

SO YOU'RE learning to write music, Pauline – how's it done then? ...

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