Listen to Looch: this L7 documentary rocks

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Mary Lucia talks about the L7 documentary, 'Pretend We're Dead.' (Joseph Gallup; Luke Taylor | MPR)

Mary Lucia talks about "Pretend We're Dead," a documentary about the Los Angeles rock and roll band, L7. "They were four hard-working, hard-rocking women," Mary says. "On the road all the time, they wrote great songs, were well admired by their peers, but just never really busted through that next level.

"They were also very outspoken feminists and had started up the whole Rock For Choice, which was major," Mary continues. "They're an incredibly cool group of women, that, like I said, just kind of got a little lost in that shuffle of, 'we don't know quite where to put you,' but I put them in the category of kickass."

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L7 in studio at The Current (2018)

Watch all of what Mary Lucia has to say about "L7: Pretend We're Dead" in the video above. The documentary is directed by Sarah Price, and is available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video and other platforms.

Official Trailer

External Links

L7: Pretend We're Dead documentary - Facebook

L7 - official band website

L7: Pretend We're Dead - Amazon Prime Video

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  • L7 perform in The Current studio
    Mary Lucia (top, center) poses for a portrait with L7 following their performance in The Current studio in 2018. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • L7: Pretend We're Dead poster
    'L7: Pretend We're Dead' is a documentary directed by Sarah Price. (Blue Hats Creative)
  • L7 band photo in January 2020
    (L-R) Jennifer Finch, Suzi Gardner, Demetra Plakas, and Donita Sparks of L7 at the Hollywood Palladium on January 4, 2020 in Los Angeles. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)