Poly Styrene

Poly Styrene
1957 - 2011

Poly Styrene  British Singer

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British Singer Poly Styrene was born Marianne Joan Elliott-Said on 3rd July, 1957 in Bromley, Kent, England, UK and passed away on 25th Apr 2011 St. Leonards-on-Sea, East-Sussex, England, UK aged 53. She is most remembered for Lead singer for punk band 'X-Ray Spex'. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Poly Styrene is a member of the following lists: Female punk rock singers, English people of Irish descent and English people of Scottish descent.

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First Name Marianne
Middle Name Joan
Last Name Poly Styrene
Maiden Name Elliott-Said
Full Name at Birth Marianne Joan Elliott-Said
Alternative Name Marianne Joan Elliott-Said, Polystyrene, Lead-Singer-X-Ray-Spex, Marianne Elliott-Said, Marion Elliot, Mari Elliott, Ms. Poly, Poly, M.Me/polystyrenemusic, “Poly Styrene – The Original Riot Grrl.” (NME), Punk Icon Poly Styrene, Poly-Styrene, Poly-Syrene, Polly Styrene, Poly - Styrene, P. Styrene, P.Styrene, Maharani Devi Dasi, “Poly Styrene - The Original Riot Grrl” (NME)
Age 53 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd July, 1957
Birthplace Bromley, Kent, England, UK
Died 25th April, 2011
Place of Death St. Leonards-on-Sea, East-Sussex, England, UK
Cause of Death Metastatic Breast Cancer
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Will appear in posthumous documentary film 'Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché' made by Celeste Bell - her daughter..., Poly Styrene was born Marion Elliot in London, and formed X-Ray Spex in 1976, after seeing a Sex Pistols gig and deciding she could do that too..., Poly Styrene sometimes spelt Polystyrene..., After singer Poly Styrene left in 1979 to pursue other interests the band auditioned for a new singer and changed their name to Classix Nouveaux..., "X-Ray Spex could make it on image alone thanks to the multi-talented Poly Styrene whose appearance is as brightly coloured as her songs"..., "And plastic (Poly's favorite subject) is what "Day-Glo" is all about, an aggressive attack on synthetics: nylon, acrylic, polypropylene, and (of course) polystyrene"..., "Once again Ms. Poly has taken a vital part of our everyday existence and twisted it around, forcing us to look at it in a different light"..., "Like almost everyone else I know, I was won over by the singer's natural effervescence, both on and off stage"..., "The unforgettable frontwoman and iconic face of the seminal band X-ray Spex returns to the music scene with the eagerly anticipated 'Generation Indigo' "..., In 1976 X-Ray Spex were formed by Poly Styrene placing an ad in NME and Melody Maker for “Young Punx Who Want To Stick It Together”..., "The X-Ray Spex singer who gave macho punk a feminist agenda"..., Poly Styrene, icon of the year 'Attitude Magazine', April 2012..., "Poly Styrene talks to Flux Magazine about Generation Indigo and Gender Equality"..., “Lead Singer of X-Ray Spex, whose unconventional style made her an inspirational figure to generation of female pop singers" The Times..., “Singer with X-Ray Spex, a ‘musical mess of rebellion, fashion and fun' " Daily Telegraph..., Scottish-Irish mother and Somali-born emigrant father..., Billboard magazine: "she wore dental braces, stood against the typical sex object female of 1970s rock star, sported a gaudy Dayglo wardrobe, and was of mixed race"...
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Hindu
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality British
Occupation Text musician, singer-songwriter, and frontwoman for the punk rock band X-Ray Spex
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Lead singer for punk band 'X-Ray Spex'
Music Genre (Text) Punk rock, New Wave, Downtempo, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Electronic, Indie Rock, Post-Punk, Rock, Reggae/Ska, Digital Dance, Power Pop
Year(s) Active 1976–2011
Record Label Universal, EMI/Virgin, Future Noise Music, Receiver Records, Caroline, Caroline Distribution, Blue Plate, Year Zero, Fantastic Voyage, Sanctuary, Castle Music Ltd, Sanctuary Fontana, Receiver, Castle Music, BMG
Associated Acts X-Ray Spex, Sal Solo
Official Websites www.x-rayspex.com/, www.celeste-bell.com/, www.poly-styrene.com/, twitter.com/poly_styrene, www.youtube.com/user/PolyStyreneOfficial, twitter.com/PolyStyrenefilm, www.facebook.com/polystyrenemusic
Family Member Celeste Bell-Dos Santos (daughter) (singer)

Marianne Joan Elliott-Said (3 July 1957 – 25 April 2011), known by the stage name Poly Styrene, was a British musician, singer-songwriter, and frontwoman for the punk rock band X-Ray Spex.

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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
White Riot2019SelfMovie
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19782013Herself - X-Ray SpexTV Movie
Punk: Attitude2005HerselfTV Movie
Never Mind the Buzzcocks1996Herself - Mystery Guest (1 episode, 1997)TV Show
Punk in London1977Herself (as X-Ray Spex)Movie
Arena1975SelfTV Show
Top of the Pops1964Herself - Lead Singer: X-Ray SpexTV Show

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halfgoofyhalfgoofyApr 4, 2020

A True MORON posted this Garbage, ... And must enjoy being called MORON as this type of idiocy continues daily.

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