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Jimmy’s Grin

Jimmy’s grin – Margox

The last time this song came up it was at a time it was the only Margox song i could tell existed. It’s not like since then i’ve stumbled upon a whole hidden history of Margox songs, but i did make the connection that she behind Margox is the one and the same Margi Clarke of Letter To Brezhnev (which she sang a song in!) and I Hired a Contract Killer fame. Another reason to love her. And another reason to heighten wonder on what other work she has done.

I stumbled upon a great write-up of her on a blog called Music…isms, and it looks like that other work is a scattered and sparse body. Oh well. One incredible song is enough. There’s a great line in there about her wearing an apple around her neck and carrying a kettle for a handbag. Oh man…

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Jimmy’s Grin

Jimmy’s grin – Margox

This is the only song Margox released that i can tell existed. What a tease! It came on the Small Hits And Near Misses compilation, which you can find in full here. She released some other things and branched into other fields under various pseudonyms or her given name, Margi Clarke. I haven’t yet wrapped my head around any of it. So it is this song – this lone, fantastic song! – that counts as the extent of her career to me. I’m sure that unknown rest is just as good. Maybe you can beat me there.

let's scare jessica to death

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