Malibu Kens - Be My Barbie 7”, Edmonton, AB, 1981.
“This is one of the first independent punk singles from Edmonton. Blank Generation might possibly have beaten them to the racks, but at this point Edmonton’s best known punk band, SNFU, didn’t yet exist as such. The Malibu Kens formed in 1980 under the name Joey Did and the Necrophiliacs, and became the Malibu Kens by 1981. Shortly after the name change, the band’s style changed from punk to pop.”

Malibu Kens - Be My Barbie 7”, Edmonton, AB, 1981.

This is one of the first independent punk singles from Edmonton. Blank Generation might possibly have beaten them to the racks, but at this point Edmonton’s best known punk band, SNFU, didn’t yet exist as such. The Malibu Kens formed in 1980 under the name Joey Did and the Necrophiliacs, and became the Malibu Kens by 1981. Shortly after the name change, the band’s style changed from punk to pop.”