Chrisma in NME "cult heroes" issue - May 28, 2011
by Jamie Hince from THE KILLS
About four years ago, we were touring in Germany.
I was in this junk shop and I came across "Chinese Restaurant" by Chrisma.
It had the most incredible cover, these two people outside a Chinese restaurant with the guy looking like
he's just had his face cut from his mouth to his ear.
I bought it on the strength of the cover, but when I played it,
it was absolutely brilliant.
There's a song called "Thank You" that sounds like some weird Spanish Grace Jones thing, and then there's one called "Black Silk Stocking" which is
just phenomenal, like a modern electro song.
I don't know a lot about them, but they sound Italian.
If you can find the album,
dowonload it, because it's