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Riot grrrl, peace punk and hardcore were, for the most part, too busy taking down the patriarchy/capitalism/society’s hypocrisy for romantic distractions, but emo more than made up for all of them.
Not only are there a ton of punk love songs, but some of them are really good! Even if you disregard all those punk “love” songs where the lyrics include threats of violence or general misogyny directed at an object of affection (we’re looking at you, Misfits), there’s no shortage of great ones.
You wouldn't think there was much room for intimacy in punk rock.
After all, punk is more or less a culture predicated on aggressive rebellion. But actually punk is an emotional music in every way, and it's given us some of the greatest love songs of all-time.
Singer Dave Vanian and his cohort have gone through many iterations over the years, but in 1979 they were still well-rooted in the London punk scene.