A mash-up of 1950s rockabilly and 1970s punk with a horror B-movie aesthetic, it was loud, lairy and silly, which is hugely attractive when you're a loud, lairy, silly 14-year-old.
Deliberately eschewing both the political agenda of punk and the fussy rules of the rockabilly revivalists, psychobilly was all, and only, about having fun.
Also, no offense intended, but if you are a very religious person and expect your future boyfriend/husband to change for you, please skip my profile.
I am anti-theist and will never follow any kind of religious silliness.
This nutty ditty is called “Vlaagske”, which is Flemish slang for the come n’ go haze in the head after droppin’ XTC.
For the record: the song title “Sjock” does not contain a typo, it’s a tribute to the legendary Sjock festival in Belgium. ” finale has Adios Pantalones banging an organ to go extra mental for an instrumental blowout.
There is much debate as to who invented it, but as with all musical genres there were a few pioneers independently experimenting with similar ideas at around the same time.
In late 1970s California The Cramps were creating an alchemic new sound, inspired by obscure 1950s rockers and 1960s garage-punk, but here in the UK it was the London trio The Meteors who broke away from the purist rockabilly scene of the early 1980s and stomped a whole new subculture on the musical map.If you're into art, music, coffee, and having fun, lets get together.If you want a relationship, NON-SMOKERS ONLY please.Experiencing rockabilly’s subculture can feel like you’re taking a trip back to the 1950s Americana but it’s not always the wholesome image that may come to mind.While bad boys and bad girls have been with us since Adam and Eve, in the ’50s there was an explosion of teenage car culture and the rebellious nature of rock-n-roll was the personification of that bad boy or bad girl image.Since I would never use the term “portmanteau” you know I didn’t make the preceding stuff up. But it’s no costume, for many across the globe it’s a way of life. The guys may sport 60’s styled sideburns, a pompadour hairstyle with rolled up jeans…