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Jane Suck

Jane Solanas is a pseudonym for Jane Suck
Jane Suck

Jane Suck was one of Sounds' main writers on punk rock. She later wrote for the NME under the byline Jane Solanas.

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Adam & The Ants: Whip In My Valise

Profile by Jane Suck, Sounds, December 1977

'The angel Ga-briel sent me to give you a little bit of sympathy...' ('Plastic Surgery') ...

The Adverts: Crossing The Red Sea With The Adverts (Anchor)*****

Review by Jane Suck, Sounds, February 1978

One Chord Wonders: no blunders ...

The Adverts: Vicarious Thrills + Pol-A-Ticks: Crossing The Irish Sea With The Adverts

Report and Interview by Jane Suck, Sounds, February 1978

ACTUALLY, WE didn't swim across, we flew in a chartered taxi-cab with Rosalind Russell (Record Mirror) on the wing and a two-hour vomiting session courtesy ...

Blondie: Peroxide Pop-Rock: Blondie: Plastic Letters (Chrysalis) *****

Review by Jane Suck, Sounds, January 1978

I'VE WAITED months for this album and now I 've got it (white label and unfinished sleeve, vinyl junkies!) ...

The Buzzcocks, Penetration, The Slits: 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 ...

John Cale: The Weirdest John Cale Interview You've Ever Read...

Interview by Jane Suck, Sounds, September 1977

I COULD be some other little girl reporter and tell you how I arrived for the interview on the verge of imminent throw-up; how I ...

Cherry Vanilla: The Tart With The Golden Heart: Cherry Vanilla: Bad Girl (RCA 25122) ****

Review by Jane Suck, Sounds, April 1978

ARE YOU AFFECTED BY emotional distress, Cherry? It could well affect the number of stars I allocate to you… ...

Wayne County & The Electric Chairs: Marquee, London

Live Review by Jane Suck, Sounds, June 1977

AT NINE years of age I decapitated my dolls and donated a life to rock'n'roll. Nights like tonight I understand just why. (Gasp) it was ...

Donna Summer: Once Upon A Time (Casablanca) *****

Review by Jane Suck, Sounds, November 1977

I LOVE Sharon Tate, the Baader-Meinhof Gang, Donna Summer and ice cubes... oh, sod that for a lark. Who'd have thought that a concept (double) ...

Jilted John, Julie & Gordon: The World Of Jilted John

Interview by Jane Suck, ZigZag, October 1978

GORDON IS A morrr-onnnn Gordon is a morrr-onnnn Julie is a pain in the arse burble burble ad infinitum.... ...

Kraftwerk: We ARE Showroom Dummies

Report by Jane Suck, Sounds, April 1978

Kraftwerk's hottest platter gets poseur preview ...

Iggy Pop: TRUE LIFE ROMANCE LIBRARY PRESENTS... The Day A Young Gurl's Dream Came True...

Interview by Jane Suck, Sounds, October 1977

RAGS TO riches. I met Iggy Pop. He opened the door stark naked. I sat in his lap. Got three kisses. Spent two whole days ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Siouxsie And The Banshees: Vortex, London

Live Review by Jane Suck, Sounds, September 1977

"I DON'T know what it is, but it isn't rock 'n' roll." The Banshees quote Glen Matlock's response to their last Vortex gig with pride. ...

The Slits, The Subway Sect: Subway Sect/The Slits: Music Machine, Camden, London

Live Review by Jane Suck, Sounds, October 1977

Sect stumble. Slits excite ...

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