Dr Rebekka KillHead of School, Art Architecture and DesignLeeds Metropolitan University Facebook is like disco, and Twitter is like punk.
Eventually, I became frustrated with the duality of my life, after a decade I was tired of burning the candle at both ends and I decided it was time to confess all…
I started at 9am on a Saturday morning with The 5th Dimension Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In
Yazoo Don’t Go, Yeah YeahYeahs, Rockers to Swallow, The Young Knives The Decision, Yazz Stand Up For Your Love Rights and The Zutons Oh Stacey.
In 1977 I was old enough to be allowed to stay up to watch Top of the Pops.
In 1978 my mum went to university, at Portsmouth Poly, and over the next three years I attended all of the-end-of-term all day discos.
So, from ‘78-’81, three times a year, I danced for 12 hours in the students’ union, I watched Top of the Pops religiously and...
I listened to my tiny transistor Frosties radio (I’d found it in a charity shop) and this began my obsession.
I had enough pocket money, and enough freedom, to go to Woolworths and buy records.