The iconoclastic Uk “clit-rock” quartet Skunk Anansie split up in 2001 after three successful yet often misunderstood or unclassifiable records. Vocalist Pores and skin had been the group’s psychological nucleus and citizen firebrand; following its dissolution, she made a decision to take the time away before time for music. Pores and skin gradually came back to songwriting, and surfaced in June 2003 with her 1st solo work, entitled Fleshwounds. The recording revealed a far more introspective part to the designer, who had been convenient with her shoe on a throat or fist in a chin than baring her emotions about relationships eliminated wrong. Nonetheless it was styles of love as well as the search for joy that dominated the stark plans of Fleshwounds. The recording featured efforts from Skunk bassist Cass, and was co-written with Skin’s longtime composing partner Len Arran.