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Huggy Bear is tagged as: riot grrrl, punk, punk rock, female vocalists, queercore

Huggy Bear was an English riot grrrl band, formed in 1991 in Brighton, England.
Rising up in tandem with the Olympia, Washington-based riot grrl movement led by feminist bands like Bikini Kill, Huggy Bear called themselves “boy/girl revolutionaries,” both in reference to their political philosophy and the gender makeup of their band.
During the course of their existence, they refused to be photographed or interviewed by mainstream press, nor gave their full names once they began releasing records formally. In spite of a major label bidding war, Huggy Bear stuck with Wiiija, an indie label. Huggy Bear did agree to sign to Nude Records, but only if the label would drop the band Suede from the label’s roster. Nude Records refused to drop Suede, its best-selling act and one of the top British bands of the time.
Their avant-garde debut EP, Rubbing the Impossible to Burst, was released in 1992, and in the same year they began working closely with Bikini Kill as riot grrl’s popularity peaked on both sides of the Atlantic, culminating in a split album on Catcall records (Huggy Bear) and Kill Rock Stars (Bikini Kill) called Our Troubled Youth/Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah, the names of the Huggy Bear and Bikini Kill sides, respectively. “Our Troubled Youth...
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Top 10 Huggy Bear Songs
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Dissthentic Penetration
Shaved Pussy Poetry
Pansy Twist
No Sleep
Concrete Life
Her Jazz
Teen Tighterns
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Taking the Rough With the Smooch
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