This is something of a first - being able to review a CD before it's commercial release. It has been eight years since the release of 'The Curse Of Blondie' and still Blondie moves on with a kind of re-invention. The Blondie style is always there flipping through trends and styles and mixing it all up. The opening track 'D-Day' is all that. Not the usual toe-tapping, pop arty single type opener but something dark and brooding that creeps up on you. And anyone could mistake 'What I Heard' as the next in line as the sure fire hit single. 'Mother' was the actual single release. On the surface it is about a club the Debbie Harry frequented called Mother. Dig a little deeper into the lyrics and it turns into what you want it to be. As I have said all the Blondie styles are there including a touch of Reggae - 'Girlie Girlie' for example. Although this is a CD of new material there are some tracks that have been around for a while as part of Blondie's live gigs. All in all I enjoyed the 'Panic Of Girls' CD - but then I am biased as I like Blondie and Debbie Harry (er - singing solo - I mean). Blondie's 'Panic Of Girls' is released on the 4th July next.