Poison Girls - POISON GIRLS

Formed: Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK

Poison Girls - POISN GIRLS

Poison Girls 1984

BAND MEMBERS (IT'S TOO COMPLICATED DOING LINEUPS!):

PERMANENT MEMBERS    
Vi Subversa (real name Frances Sokolov Sansom) 1976-1989 Lead vocals, guitar. Also played two gigs in reunited Poison Girls in 1995
Richard Famous 1976-1989 Guitar, vocals. Also played two gigs in reunited Poison Girls in 1995
     
BASSISTS:    
Bella Donna

1976-1977

Also played two gigs in reunited Poison Girls in 1995. Contrary to certain reports, she is NOT Honey Bane!
Scotty Boy Barker 1978  
Pete Fender (real name Daniel Sansom) 1978 Vi's son. Released a solo single in 1980. Also played in 'Fatal' Microbes, Rubella Ballet and Omega Tribe etc
Bernhardt Rebours 1978-1981 Also played Synthesizer. His last show with the band was released as Total Exposure. Also played two gigs in reunited Poison Girls in 1995
Nil 1981-1982 Nil was the group's sound person, too
Pete Fender 1982 Guested on LP Number 3, Where's The Pleasure
Chris Grace 1982-1983 Also played two gigs in reunited Poison Girls in 1995
Mark Dunn 1983-1984  
Martin Heath 1984 Also harmonica and steel guitar
Pete Fender 1984 Back for a third stint
Max Volume 1985-1989  
Andy 1989  
     
DRUMMERS:    
Lance d'Boyle 1976-1984 Also played two gigs in reunited Poison Girls in 1995
Agent Orange 1985-1989 Also played two gigs in reunited Poison Girls in 1995
     
SYNTHESISERS:    
Cynth Ethics (real name Sian Daniels) 1983 -1985 Also piano and backing vocals
     
OTHER GUESTS    
Eve Libertine 1979-1981 Additional vocals. Also in Crass
Nil 1979-1981 Tapes. Played bass in 1982-1983
Gem Stone (real name Gemma Sansom) 1981 Vocals. Vi's daughter, Also played in 'Fatal' Microbes and Rubella Ballet
Tom "Tom" Barwood 1983-1989 Sound
     

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DISCOGRAPHY

Singles & Albums / Extraneous Releases / Demos & Tapes / Various Artists

Poison Girls - 'Fatal' Microbes / Poison Girls'Fatal' Microbes / Poison Girls (12", split, 1979)

Poison Girls - HexHex (12", 1979)

Poison Girls - Poison Girls / CrassPoison Girls / Crass (7”, split, 1980)

Poison Girls - Chappaquiddick BridgeChappaquiddick Bridge (LP+7", 1980)

Poison Girls - All Systems GoAll Systems Go (7", 1981)

Poison Girls - Total ExposureTotal Exposure (LP, 1981)

Poison Girls - Where's The PleasureWhere's The Pleasure (LP, 1982)

Poison Girls - One Good ReasonOne Good Reason (7", 1983)

Poison Girls - Are You Happy NowAre You Happy Now (7"/12", 1983)

Poison Girls - 7 Year Scratch (77284) 7 Year Scratch (77284) (2xLP, 1984)

Poison Girls - I'm Not A Real WomanI'm Not A Real Woman (7"/12", 1984)

Poison Girls - Songs Of PraiseSongs Of Praise (LP, 1985)

Poison Girls - The Price Of Grain And The Price Of BloodThe Price Of Grain And The Price Of Blood (12", 1985)

Extraneous Releases

Poison Girls - Bully BoysBully Boys / Pretty Polly (7", flexi, 1980)

Poison Girls - Real WomanReal Woman (CD, 1995)

Poison Girls - StatementStatement (4xCD, box set, 1995)

Poison Girls - Their Finest MomentsTheir Finest Moments (CD, 1997)

Poison Girls - PoisonousPoisonous (2xCD, 1998)

Demos & Tapes

Poison Girls - Live Pier BallroomLive Pier Ballroom (Tape, 1982)

Poison Girls / Rubella Ballet (Tape, split, 1982)Poison Girls / Rubella Ballet (Tape, split, 1982)

Crass/ Poison Girls - Anarchy Live TapeAnarchy Live (Tape, split with Crass, 1982)

Poison Girls - Pollen FestivalPollen Festival (Tape, 1988)

Poison Girls - Live 100 ClubLive 100 Club (Tape, 1998)

Poison Girls - Daughters & SonsDaughters & Sons (Tape, 2004)

Poison Girls - Political LovePolitical Love (Tape, 2004)

Various Artists

Labels Unlimited - The Second Record Collection UK LP 1979 (Cherry Red): Closed Shop

La Gran Descarga Spain 2xLP 1981 (Edigsa): Closed Shop

Wargasm UK LP 1982 (Pax): Statement

Who? What? Why? When? Where? UK LP 1984 (Mortarhate): The Offending Article

Dig This: A Tribute To The Great Strike UK LP 1985 (Forward Sounds International): Cry / Voodoo Pappadollar

1984 And All That... UK Tape 1980s (no label): Dirty Work

This Is The A.L.F. UK LP 1990 (Mortarhate): The Offending Article

A-Sides (Part One. 1979/1982) UK CD 1992 (Crass): Promenade Immortelle

This Is The A.L.F. - Second Edition UK 2xLP/CD 1998 (Mortarhate): The Offending Article

Anti-State: Anarcho Punk Compilation Vol. 2 UK CD 2005 (Overground): Bully Boys

Action Time Vision (A Story Of Independent UK Punk 1976-1979) UK 4xCD 2016 (Cherry Red): Under The Doctor

Burning Britain - A Story Of Independent UK Punk 1980-1983 UK 4xCD 2018 (Cherry Red): Pretty Polly

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Links

Official Poison Girls - Great site with bio, photos, downloads and articles

Kill Your Pet Puppy - Has lots of stuff, including this

All Music

 

 

 

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