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The Slits

“Even though it was empowering, we got a lot of grief from the women’s movement. They hated it. But we were all teenagers and we just went with our feelings. If it offended them – too bad. We were women who changed things for other women in music. We didn’t see ourselves as part as a political movement. Lumping us into punk was something we couldn’t help, but we never wanted to be labelled.”