October 19, 2011
Our friends at New Wave Time Warp remind us that Flipper’s amazing “Sex Bomb” single came out 30 years ago yesterday! It’s a seven-minute track with only one lyric: “She’s a sex bomb, my baby, yeah.”
I loved Flipper when I was a teen because they were serious without being earnest; they were ironic. They were anti-scenesters. I could relate.
There’s also a video for the single’s B-side, “Brainwash”: