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Norma From "Orange Is The New Black" Used To Be In A Badass Punk Band

And it was amazing.

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If you watch Orange Is the New Black, you're familiar with Norma Romano.

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The silent-but-sweet inmate is played by Annie Golden, and it turns out she's anything but quiet IRL.

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The actress was the lead singer of punk band The Shirts in the '70s.

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The band even headlined at iconic music club CBGBs.

Here she is looking cool as hell while doing a little jig.

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Golden also had a pop career, complete with a colourful '80s film clip.

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Her song "Hang Up The Phone" was even included on the Sixteen Candles soundtrack.

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The singer also performed the track on Late Night with David Letterman.

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Here she is sporting some fierce '80s hair while being interviewed.

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And the best part is that she didn't stop rocking out.

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This is her completely owning the stage in 2003.

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Norma breaking out into song on Orange Is The New Black makes a whole lot of sense now.

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Praise Norma!

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