Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Dirty Stop Out
This isn't much more than a minor footnote in Mick Jones' back catalogue but back in 2008 he was involved in a cd released by a group called Dirty Stop Out. The threepiece were a musical outlet for Joe Corre and Luca Mainardi, Mick mainly contributing guitar. Joe Corre is best known as the owner of posh bra and knicker manufacturer Agent Provocateur and the group soundtracked one of the brand's fashion shows. Corre is also the son of Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood so grew up in the rock 'n' roll rag trade. Bobby Gillespie, Chris Spedding and Dot Allison were among those also involved. Dirty Stop Out played at the Raymond Revue Bar and bashed out revved up electroclash-rockabilly, not a million miles from Sigue Sigue Sputnik's sound, with songs like Tie Me Up, Sin City and Kinky Melody while younger women danced and removed layers of clothing. This video was made by former Mary Chainer Douglas Hart and while fairly tame probably isn't safe for work (depending on where you work). Apache Girl was the B-side of Tie Me Up, a 7" single and also on an album Agent Provocateur put out called, get yourself ready for this, Cuntro Classics Volume 1.