The Raincoats

Formed 1977.


The Raincoats are a British post-punk band. Ana da Silva (vocals, guitar) and Gina Birch (vocals, bass) formed the group in 1977 while they were students at Hornsey College of Art, London, England.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Odyshape

    Odyshape 2011

    Reviewed by Chris Power
    Post-punk outfit’s ambitious second LP of 1981 should be considered a classic.
  2. Review of The Raincoats

    The Raincoats 2009

    Reviewed by Barney Hoskyns
    A period piece and sacred artefact, not least because of its subsequent endorsements.
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