We lost another one over the weekend. Destroy 2016.
Alan Vega and Suicide were indisputably the punkest of the punk. Total pioneers, forcibly SHOVING the envelope. Provocateurs like few before or since (step aside, GG Allin), and incalculably influential. Bruce Springsteen was a fan, and this track was supposedly the inspiration for U2's "With or Without You"...believe it or not. Vega was campy, cool, dangerous and a total artist all at once.
There will never be anyone like him. Rest in peace.