Xmal Deutschland was a musical group from Hamburg, Germany. Founded in 1980 as an all-girl band, they became successful outside their native country. Vocalist Anja Huwe was often compared to contemporaries like Siouxsie Sioux (Siouxsie & the Banshees). Xmal Deutschland's last album was released in 1989.
It was in the hot summer of 1976 that Poly Styrene placed an advert
in the British music papers NME and MELODY MAKER which started with
the grabbing header of 'YOUNG PUNX WHO WANT TO STICK IT TOGETHER'.
The ad worked like a magic magnet.
Jak Airport, Lora Logic and Paul Dean were first through the doors to audition.
Poly thought they were talented plus cute,
perfect for the X-RAY SPEX dream. X-RAY SPEX gave their debut performance
at London's Roxy in Covent Garden after just six rehears...