ANOREXIA

Formed: Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK

Great punk on the first single; the second is allegedly closer to synth pop.

According to Hyped2Death:

Anorexia were school friends at the Watford council estates who hung out at the pub at the Southern Cross Hotel in 1977. There were three brothers: Andrew, Peter and Kevin Leigh on guitars, with Nick Page & Kim Glenister, vocals, and Graham Snell on drums. Their self-made & financed debut single Rapist In The Park became a minor hit on John Peel's Radio 1 show which afforded them a healthy fan-base and allowed them to tour widely in the South of England, opening for minor chart acts. Slim Records of course was a play on the band's name, and Kevin opened Slim Studios as a rehearsal space. Their most notorious client was George Michael's first band, Executive, who occasionally opened for Anorexia... before becoming Wham.

 

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles / Albums

Anorexia - Rapist In The Park Anorexia - Anorexia      
Rapist In The Park
(7", 1980)
Anorexia (7", 1982)      

 

Various Artists

Messthetics #5 UK '77-81 "D.I.Y" & DIY-Punk: "A" US CDR (Hyped To Death): I'm A Square / Pets

 

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jane@punkygibbon.co.uk

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