X-Ray Spex singer Poly Styrene has cancer

Poly-StyreneImage Credit: Barney Britton/RedfernsPunk icon Poly Styrene has cancer. According to a statement issued on her official website, the X-Ray Spex singer “is currently undergoing various treatments in her battle with this illness.” The statement concludes with a personal quote from the frontwoman: “It’s been a bit of a battle fighting this cancer but hey ho I’m still alive, Luv Poly x”

Poly Styrene, whose real name is Marian Joan Elliott-Said, recently finished work on a new album, Generation Indigo.

Obviously, everyone here at the Music Mix wishes her a swift recovery.

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  • Bobby’s Robot

    What a great band they were! Wishing her the best. Oh cancer, up yours!!!

  • imahrtbrkbeat

    Oh no! I love her. Here’s to a healthy recovery, Marian.

  • jon

    You go, be strong, thinking of u

  • Jean Genie

    I’m so sorry to hear this. I hope this has a happier ending than Ari Up’s story.

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