There are more than one artist named Rough Trade: 1) Rough Trade is a Canadian group, fronted by lead singer Carole Pope, which gained success in the 70's. Their music is filled with themes of catastropic power and dimestore novel smut, entertainingly delivered by Pope's powerful voice. 2) Rough Trade is a punk band from Ålesund, Norway. They released a 7" in 1980, and have been featured on compilations such as "Anarki & kaos" and "Bloodstains Across Norway". 3) Rough Trade is a spoken word artist from Australia that focuses on homoerotic content.