In contrast with many of their punk peers, Wire were enigmatic and cerebral, always keeping a distance from the crowd. Although Pink Flag appeared before the end of 1977, it was already a meta-commentary on the punk scene and was far more revolutionary musically than the rest of the competition. This book tells about a punk band.
Wilson Neate grew up in Bristol before moving to London. He now lives in New York City. He has written for numerous print and online venues, popular and academic. He holds a Ph.D from the University of California at Irvine and has published a book on US Latina/o literature.