Looking back, it seems a foolhardy gesture to try and pull off this look. Strawberry Switchblade released Since Yesterday when I was 10 and had imploded by the time I was 13, by which time I’d started trying to ape the eyeliner. Still haven’t got it down.
They were managed by Bill Drummond and David Balfe, both of whom reminisce at this great fansite here.
According to Jill, at the time of their implosion, Rose was hanging out with Genesis P-Orridge, collecting Nazi memorabilia and practising black magic. Rose, meanwhile, says David Balfe was going around saying he’d slept with them both.