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Lizzy Mercier Descloux gets full reissue treatment

Light In The Attic to re-release five records by Parisian born New York musician

New York underground musician and mutant disco punk Lizzy Mercier Descloux is set to get the full archival shakedown this year, with five reissues of her work planned by Light In The Attic this year.

First to be made available is her debut full length album, Press Color, originally released in 1979 on ZE Records and now pressed to blue vinyl with extra liner notes by Vivien Goldman. It will be released on 8 July on vinyl and CD.

The Parisian-born Mercier Descloux was a poet, painter, actor, and self-taught musician who became heavily inspired by African music. She was an involved figure in the late 1970s and 80s New York scene, and founded the magazine Rock News with her husband Michel Esteban.

More info and pre-orders here.