Come On, Let's Go.

Dorksville, USA

So, this is Kim Fowley. Well, it's Michael Shannon (Boardwalk Empire's Nelson Van Alden) playing Kim Fowley in 2010's biopic The Runaways. As the movie makes abundantly clear, Fowley was directly responsible for the formation of the band:

Fowley was a 60s and 70s producer/impresario and also recorded some pretty wild stuff himself. For instance, here's his trippy spoken-word "Invasion of the Polaroid People":

...and the pièce de résistance is retro-electronic group Add N to (X)'s remix of the above track, bearing the same title. For almost ten years I've dug this track, having no idea it was a remix, just a guest vocalist.


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