by / April 26th, 2011 /

Poly Styrene R.I.P.

Only two months after she revealed that she was suffering from breast cancer, former X-Ray Spex vocalist Poly Styrene has passed away in London at the age of 53.

Just last week, State published this interview with the singer, conducted from her hospice bed, where she told Aoife Barry that it was important to “keep a positive attitude, even in dark times there is positivity at end of the tunnel”.

She is survived by her one daughter, Celeste Bell-Dos Santos.

An official statement is here.