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  Pansy Division - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pansy Division is a punk band that was a founding example of the queercore genre.
Most of Pansy Division's songs focus on various aspects of gay life, especially sex, usually in a humorous way.
Pansy Division have also covered some songs by other artists, including Ned Sublette's "Cowboys Are Frequently, Secretly Fond of Each Other".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pansy_Division   (472 words)

 Pansy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pansies start blooming in the spring in the Northern Europe and the north of the United States, and in winter in warm climates.
Pansies have been bred in a rainbow of colours, ranging from gold and orange though to purple, violet, and a blue so deep as to be almost fl.
Under good conditions, pansies and viola are perennial plants, although they are generally treated as annual or biennial plants because they get very leggy and overgrown after a few years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pansy   (1295 words)

 Pansy Division: The Essential Pansy Division - PopMatters Music Review
Pansy Division were more than honest, they were completely, utterly and unapologetically in your face about it.
Although they’ve played with genres from time to time, Pansy Division at their best have always combined elements of ‘60s pop and ‘70s punk into an irresistible cocktail that was outrageous, touching, funny and real in roughly equally measures.
And, as Pansy Division have been known to remark, “A cowboy may brag about things that he does with his women, but the ones who brag loudest are the ones that are most likely queer”.
www.popmatters.com /pm/music/reviews/pansy_division_the_essential_pansy_division   (999 words)

 Third French Pansy Division - Code of Conduct
Division members are required to speak in a dignified and apporpriate manner during games.
Division members reserve the right to refuse to cary out orders if they violate the code of conduct or compromise their currect orders.
In the event that a Division member is inside an uncappable base, he is to remove himself from the premesis as quickly as possible, and not remain inside the uncappable base for longer than he has to be.
www.geocities.com /thirdfpd/conduct.htm   (641 words)

 Lookout Records - Pansy Division
Pansy Division is a gay rock band that had its beginnings in San Francisco in the early 1990s.
Significantly, both Luis and Patrick were already Pansy Division fans who had met the band at shows, and when recruited, jumped at the chance to join the band.
Pansy Division toured less in 1999, mostly playing cities in the US and Canada they hadn't visited in a while.
www.lookoutrecords.com /bands/band.php3?bnd_id=41   (465 words)

 MetroActive Music | Pansy Division
Pansy Division has spent the past eight years singing on the pop-music margins, making catchy, Ramones-style punk for queers who never got down with disco as well as for androgynous indie kids and riot grrls.
Squeezebox, a Manhattan club that Pansy Division plays every year, was his favorite hangout, a place where skinny go-go boys danced on the bar in tattered Catholic schoolgirl uniforms, and the drag queens seemed to worship David Bowie and Kiss as much as Donna Summer and Gloria Gaynor.
Pansy Division's failure to crack the alternative-music mainstream has to do, at least partly, with America's inability to fathom openly gay rock stars, despite the easy embrace of ambiguous figures like Mick Jagger, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and David Bowie.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sfmetro/10.05.98/pansydivision-9838.html   (2724 words)

 glbtq >> arts >> Pansy Division
One of Pansy Division's constant messages was the importance of practicing safe sex.
Pansy Division gained a permanent drummer in 1996 when Luis Illades joined the group.
Their concerts, in which they played both their old standards and new material, drew a mixed response from fans, many of whom came for the classic numbers and were less interested in the band's more mature work.
www.glbtq.com /arts/pansy_division.html   (943 words)

 Amazon.com: Deflowered: Music: Pansy Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Pansy Division's melodies (and Jon Ginoli's in particular) are some of the most underrated in recent years.
Pansy Division are among the worst bands I've heard in a while.
In fact I have a few gay friends that share my opinions on these losers.They complain that Pansy Division stereotype all gay teenagers as sex hungry maniacs,not to mention the fact that they are terrible musicians and their music is highly unoriginal.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00004YWMI?v=glance   (1563 words)

 Pansy Division
Records' Pansy Division has made a name for itself with its frank and often hilarious tales of gay life.
Outside of the Foothill Club, in the cozy confines of the Pansy Division tour van, singer/guitarist Jon Ginoli, drummer Dustin Donaldson and bassist/singer Chris Freeman gathered to talk about the formation of the band, the new album, touring and what it's like to be Pansy Division.
With a huge amount of touring under their belts and their best album yet, Pansy Division should be beyond the booing phenomena.
www.usc.edu /student-affairs/dt/V127/N36/div1pansy.36d.html   (1621 words)

 dallasobserver.com | Music | Pansy Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Pansy Division performs November 29 at Hard Rock Café.
It'd be an egregious understatement to say Pansy Division's gay rock manifestos were ahead of the curve back when the band formed in the early '90s.
Die-hard queercore fans may bemoan the change, but the fact is: Without Pansy Division, those fans wouldn't exist in the first place.
www.dallasobserver.com /Issues/2003-11-27/music/preview2.html   (258 words)

 Third French Pansy Division - About Us
Division members are now required to download the program located at
If you wish to join the Division, but have no prior experience in Battlefield: 1942, we are willing to let you play with us as a cadet (you will NOT be permitted to use the Division insignia), in which time you can ask questions and learn how our team works.
Each potential member of the Division is subject to a background check on their current Battlefield alias.
www.geocities.com /thirdfpd/enlist.htm   (601 words)

 VH1.com : Pansy Division : Biography
Starting in 1993 with the album Undressed, Pansy Division released an album a year for six years on Lookout.
Goodwin left the band in the fall of 2004 to concentrate on his other band, Dirty Power, and was replaced by Bernard Yin.
Pansy Division released the joint CD/DVD album The Essential Pansy Division in January 2006.
vmu.vh1.com /artists/az/pansy_division/bio.jhtml   (293 words)

 Splendid E-zine reviews: Pansy Division
You may still think of Pansy Division as the poster boys of queer-core; after all, for years that's what they've been.
With 1997's More Lovin' From Our Oven, however, Pansy Division started moving their music to a more complex level.
Also, as the title indicates, the Division makes a decided nod in the direction of pop with the addition of brass and strings to their previously pure punk palette.
www.splendidezine.com /reviews/aug-31-98/pansy.html   (150 words)

 NowOnTour - Pansy Division Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Pansy Division's new album, Total Entertainment, is a campy little masterpiece that veers from their past work.
The Division has come to be known for their explicit and, obviously, homoerotic cover art, but this one strays from that precedent with a picture of the band instead of some cute naked boy.
I spoke with Jon Ginoli, the lead singer of the Pansy Division, and he explains they write in a style in which people actually speak.
www.nowontour.com /reviews/record/00206.php   (312 words)

 Pansy Division : Absurd Pop Song Romance - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Right from the top, Absurd Pop Song Romance conveys a sense that Pansy Division has evolved from its early days of no-holds-barred homocore.
These shifts are something Pansy Division has proven to have a great talent for on its singles collections, but has not always used to full effect on its full-length albums.
There is a notable movement away from predominantly sex- and queer-focused lyrics on Absurd Pop Song Romance, but singer/guitarist Jon Ginoli's earnest and humorous approach to subjects is retained in full, whether the tone is cynical or celebratory.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,366641,00.html   (280 words)

 Review - Pansy Division: Total Entertainment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
I remember when Pansy Division was bad enough as musicians but clever and entertaining enough to be considered a punk band.
Anybody remember the song "Bunnies?" A long time has gone by, a lot of learning has taken place, along with lineup changes here and there, and what we have now is one of the better power pop bands in the business.
A clever wag in their publicity department notes that this is "the first Pansy Division recording since the invention of Viagra, so wear protection and watch out!" I guess that explains how they manage to keep it up for all 15 songs.
www.cosmik.com /aa-september03/reviews/review_pansy_division.html   (249 words)

 Pansy Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The fourth release from San Francisco's Pansy Division is no big step away from the sound we've come to love and expect from them.
After all of these heavy-handed subjects, the group then turns to a lighter tone on which to end the album, with two tracks showcasing their unique and witty perspectives.
As always, the whole Pansy Division concept will not be well suited to every listener's taste.
www.ucalgary.ca /UofC/students/VOX/Albums/pansydiv.htm   (260 words)

 Maroon-News Article
The most visible bearers of the fag core torch have been Pansy Division and they have started to matter in a way few could expect from such marganalia.
If earlier Pansy D work was all shock tactics as an immediate response to a cold cruel world, here we see the group begin to feel the freedom to discuss their sexuality in its own terms with realism and honesty.
If that's what comes out of the Pansy Division's efforts, then they've made one hell of a record, and made a statement not enough rock and roll folks - or folks in general - are willing to make.
people.colgate.edu /maroon/archivess96/mar1596/dolan.html   (812 words)

 The History of Rock Music. Pansy Division: biography, discography, reviews, links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Pansy Division's only claim to fame seems to be that they are an "all-gay rock band" and their lyrics are explicit.
Guitarist/vocalist Jon Ginoli (who had cut two albums with the Outnumbered in his home state of Illinois) and bassist/vocalist Chris Freeman started the band in 1991 in San Francisco.
Pansy Division returned after a five-year hiatus with Total Entertainment (Alternative Tentacles, 2003) that harks back to their original style.
www.scaruffi.com /vol5/pansydiv.html   (289 words)

 Splendid: Departments: Pointless Questions: Pansy Division
Pansy Division's Chris Freeman tries his hand at the POINTLESS QUESTIONS
Otherwise, you can visit the Pansy Division website or buy Pansy Division stuff at Insound.
Pansy Division, everyone's favorite all-gay rock band from San Francisco, will drop a brand-spankin'-new album any day now.
www.splendidezine.com /departments/pq/pansydivision.html   (967 words)

 MUSIC FOR INDEPENDENT EARS / Pansy Division's Jon Ginoli, plus top indie music picks
He's best known for his pop-punk combo, Pansy Division, which perform at Bottom of the Hill on June 27, and on the S.F. Gay Pride Main Stage on June 30 for the first time in four years.
PD led the way for the raw queercore bands and zines of the '90s with hilarious, urgent lyrical dispatches from a generation's sexual frontlines, and music made by and for out gay rock fans tired of getting lumped in with Streisand fans and show-tune aficionados.
Pansy Division, on the other hand, is forever, despite a recent hiatus and a spate of soul searching after the band's sixth album, 1998's Absurd Pop Song Romance, didn't do as well as the band hoped.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/gate/archive/2002/06/21/kim.DTL   (4112 words)

 Pansy Division, Godhead Silo, Cub, Pluto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Pansy Division came on and informed us that they were gonna do a Fleetwood Mac set, but they let me down and played one of their normal kick ass sets.
The best part of their set was the drummer and the bass player making fun of the singer for not liking Van Halen.
I dunno, Pansy Division is one band that just won't let you down.
www.tweekitten.com /tk/articles/pansy.division.oct30.95.html   (319 words)

 Amazon.com: Wish I'd Taken Pictures: Music: Pansy Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Pansy Division is just the best damn gay band I've ever found; unlike most gay music, they've actually got an edge, which is sure to appeal to any queer fan of heavier music.
Pansy Division writes music in that genre with a gay twist.
This was the first Pansy Division CD I bought.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00004YTSB?v=glance   (1281 words)

 Pansy Division - Total Entertainment
Armed with hooks aplenty and clever and funny lyrics, the band`s in-your-face directness about their sexuality was a breath of fresh air.
,,,,While it is easy to pigeonhole Pansy Division due to their overt sexuality, their music transcends genre.
Let`s hope that it wont be another four or five years until the next Pansy Division disc." - Mike Bennett, Fufkin.com.
www.notlame.com /tellafriend/CDPANS1.html   (200 words)

 Oasis: News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
"Wish I'd Taken Pictures" the new album by queer punkers Pansy Division, is now available in record stores and through mail order.
New T-shirts and posters are also available, as well as Pansy Division Trading Cards.
Orders can be sent to Pansy Division Merchandise, P.O. Box 460885, San Francisco, CA 94146.
www.oasismag.com /Issues/9602/news9602-stores1.html   (214 words)

 In Music We Trust - INTERVIEW: Pansy Division
Well known for being homosexual pop-punk'ers, Pansy Division let you know who they are and what they believe right up front.
But there are people high up at MTV who have Pansy Division posters and really dig the band.
And Matt Pinfield was borrowing their Pansy Division CD's, but there isn't a damn thing they can do about it.
www.inmusicwetrust.com /articles/14h01.html   (3312 words)

 Pansy Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The laid-back "Don't Be So Sure" and the acoustic "The Ache" chronicle relationships and heartache.
In addition to growing up, the Pansies have upgraded their sound to a more aggressive punk guitar that supports their edgy lyrics.
(Pansy Division play the Middle East Tuesday, April 9.)
www.bostonphoenix.com /alt1/archive/music/reviews/04-04-96/OTR/PANSY_DIVISION.html   (95 words)

 Punknews.org | Pansy Division On the Road
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www.punknews.org /article.php?sid=6845   (793 words)

 PunkHardcore.com - Punk, Hardcore, Emo, Music, Tabs, Lyrics, News, MP3, Interviews
The first all-gay rock band, Pansy Division first emerged a decade ago, when being gay and playing rock & roll seemed like diametrically opposed ideas.
Seriously, Pansy Division is a great rock band that sounds better than ever.
Their music caught the attention of former Lookout band Green Day, who took Pansy Division on tour for a couple of months in 1994 at the height of Dookie-mania.
www.punkhardcore.com /bands_details.cfm?EID=3608   (541 words)

 Pansy Division Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Often hailed as forerunners in the "queercore" punk rock movement, their bold sound and bolder lyrics remind listners just how much fun a rock band can have.
And while they have recorded some very "serious" material, which offers moments for deep self-reflection, none of their songs fall back on the sort of lackluster vocals, pointless lyrics, or haphazard instrumental work so prevalent in mainstream pop/rock.
Could Pansy Division be "The Fag Fab Four?!" Read this interview with Chris Freeman to satisfy your curiosity.
www.geocities.com /karahio/PD1.html   (194 words)

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