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Re: Viv Albertine
« Reply #17 on: April 15, 2015, 11:31:15 PM »
Viv Albertine writing sequel to 'Clothes Clothes Clothes, Music Music Music, Boys Boys Boys'

http://www.nme.com/news/the-slits/84573
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Re: Viv Albertine
« Reply #19 on: May 31, 2016, 11:29:12 PM »
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Re: Viv Albertine
« Reply #20 on: June 02, 2016, 09:12:26 AM »
Viv had this to say on FB:
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NME got it a bit wrong...I didn't appeal to Rough Trade for financial help but for help approaching Island Records because they obviously dealt with people at Island when negotiating the licensing deal for the purple vinyl Rough Trade are now releasing.

Island paid a 45k advance to the Slits in 1979, a sum they have recouped many times over, but because the Slits get only 8% of Island's profits (after all Island's costs and repayments) which then goes towards paying off our advance - they say we still owe 10k,

We do not even have money for a lawyer.

It's complicated...

But the truth is, even though many thousands of copies of Cut have been sold and Island are in profit from the record and Dennis Bovell, the producer, got a different deal and gets paid, the Slits have never received any money NOT ONE PENNY from Island for the 'classic, in their top fifty albums of all time' record, Cut.
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Re: Viv Albertine
« Reply #21 on: June 02, 2016, 10:19:28 AM »
Shame on Island! Boo! Boo!
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Re: Viv Albertine
« Reply #23 on: June 02, 2016, 06:07:42 PM »
Good - they beat me to it!

Signed.

Please help shame Island into clearing this tiny amount.
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« Reply #24 on: June 03, 2016, 08:25:20 PM »
Wow! Already over 2,000 signatures!
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Re: Viv Albertine
« Reply #27 on: July 17, 2016, 02:51:59 PM »
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Re: Viv Albertine
« Reply #28 on: October 16, 2016, 04:53:36 PM »
When I went to a bookshop (as I sometimes do), I found out that her book was translated into German! (Rather unexpected to me.) Strangely they changed the title to another English title "A Typical Girl" (why why why not keep the original one or translate it at least??).  ???
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« Reply #29 on: October 16, 2016, 05:00:18 PM »
They could at least have called it A A A typical typical typical girl girl girl!
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