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The Contortions

The Contortions

The Contortions

The Contortions has been played on NTS in shows including The Pentagon Faceslap, featured first on 16 July 2013. Songs played include Dish It Out, Contort Yourself and Roving Eye.

The Contortions were one of the most important -- and accessible -- bands in New York's short-lived No Wave movement, playing a noisy, clattering avant-funk that drew from punk and free jazz. The group was formed in 1977 by the flamboyantly dressed vocalist/saxophonist James Chance (born James Siegfried), also featuring guitarists Pat Place and Jody Harris, organist Adele Bertei, bassist George Scott, and drummer Don Christensen. The Contortions' live shows embodied the nihilistic ethos of…

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Dish It Out
The Contortions
Antilles1978
Dish It Out
The ContortionsAntilles1978
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Contort Yourself
The Contortions
PVC Records, ZE Records1980
Contort Yourself
The ContortionsPVC Records, ZE Records1980
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Roving Eye
The Contortions
ZE Records, Island Records1979
Roving Eye
The ContortionsZE Records, Island Records1979
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I Can't Stand Myself
Contortions
Antilles1978
I Can't Stand Myself
ContortionsAntilles1978
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Jaded
The Contortions
History Records2010
Jaded
The ContortionsHistory Records2010
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I Can't Stand Myself
The Contortions
History Records2010
I Can't Stand Myself
The ContortionsHistory Records2010
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My Infatuation
The Contortions
ZE Records1979
My Infatuation
The ContortionsZE Records1979
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Flip Your Face
The Contortions
Antilles1978
Flip Your Face
The ContortionsAntilles1978
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Jaded
The Contortions
Antilles1978
Jaded
The ContortionsAntilles1978
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