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In this week that ends with Kings Day, the epiphany that brings the tedium of the Christmas season to an end, so that we can return to work and face up to the year with our batteries recharged, we’re publishing an article by Irina Mutt looking at “The ballad of Genesis and Lady Jay”, the story of Genesis P-Orridge and his Pandrogyny project. We recoup one of the interviews that Irina mentioned in her article. The one that Paloma Chamorro made with Genesis P. Orridge on television after a live concert with his group Psychic TV , on the cult TV programme, “la Edad de Oro”. Irina also mentioned another song by Genesis, in relation to the Pandrogyny project, “United”, with Throbbing Gristle. So we’re recouping a subject that tangentially has something to do with Genesis, “United” and “la Edad de Oro”: the homonymous song by Paralisis Permanente, “Unidos”, a group that had a lot to do with that programme when television was something else.
PS: and as it’s Kings Day a little joke that is running around the web these days:
— What are you going to ask the Kings for?
— That they abdicate.