Joy De Vivre
|Joy De Vivre|
Joy De Vivre, 1984
|Also known as||Joy De Vivre, Virginia Creeper|
|Origin||Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom|
|Genres||Anarcho punk, Experimental music|
|Labels||Crass Records, Small Wonder Records|
Joy De Vivre was the second female singer (along with Eve Libertine) of the anarcho-punk band Crass. She was also one of two lead singers on the Crass album Penis Envy in 1981. She studied at Colchester Arts School, where she met Andy Palmer.
Discography (with Crass)
(All released on Crass Records unless otherwise stated.)
- The Feeding of the 5000 (LP, 1978, 45 rpm, Small Wonder Records – UK Indie – No. 1. Reissued in 1980 as LP 33 rpm as The Feeding of the 5000 – Second Sitting, UK Indie – No. 11)
- Stations of the Crass (521984, double LP, 1979) (UK Indie – No. 1)
- Penis Envy (321984/1, LP, 1981) (UK Indie – No. 1)
- Christ – The Album (BOLLOX 2U2, double LP, 1982) (UK Indie – No. 1)
Compilations and remastered editions
- Best Before 1984 (1986 – CATNO5; compilation album of singles) (UK Indie – No. 7)
- The Feeding of the 5000 (The Crassical Collection) (2010 – CC01CD remastered edition)
- Stations of the Crass (The Crassical Collection) (2010 – CC02CD remastered edition)
- Penis Envy (The Crassical Collection) (2010 – CC03CD remastered edition)
- Christ – The Album (The Crassical Collection) (2011 – CC04CD remastered edition)
- "Bloody Revolutions" / "Persons Unknown" (421984/1, 7" single, joint released with the Poison Girls, 1980) (UK Indie – No. 1)
- "Nagasaki Nightmare" / "Big A Little A" (421984/5, 7" single, 1981) (UK Indie – No. 1)
- "Our Wedding" (321984/1F, one-sided 7" flexi-disc single by Creative Recording And Sound Services made available to readers of teenage magazine Loving)
- Christ: The Bootleg (recorded live in Nottingham, 1984, released 1989 on Allied Records)
- You'll Ruin It For Everyone (recorded live in Perth, Scotland, 1981, released 1993 on Pomona Records)
- Unterberger, Richie. "Biography: Crass". Allmusic. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
- Raha, Maria. Cinderella's big score: women of the punk and indie underground. Seal Press. 2005.
- Berger, George (2006). The Story of Crass. Omnibus Press.
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