Scritti Politti - Early 2 x vinyl lps (due to size and weight, this price for the USA only. Outside of the USA, the price will be adjusted as needed)

SKU 39-LP-RT-188
In 1978, in the great UK Punk explosion, there emerged a very interesting art/punk trio who combined skittery guitar and sort of Beefheartian tightness/looseness in the rhythm section. They released three EPs and then did a ‘not bad pop single, imo’ with Robert Wyatt playing piano and then totally changed direction and ran as quickly as they could into pretty vapid pop music.
But this is their great early materials, all available on vinyl for the first time in 20 years.

“Emerging from the scene around Leeds Art School, with fellow travellers The Mekons and The Gang Of Four, and recorded while the band were residing in a Camden squat organised along Marxist principles, these post-punk rallying cries which prefigured Green and co's pop-leaning rebirth several years later, were the songs that grab the attention of John Peel, Rough Trade founder Geoff Travis and a generation of music fans who helped bring the indie music scene – and the labels that accompanied it - into existence. A musical community in which Scritti Politti played an influential and formative role.”
  • LabelRough Trade
  • UPC883870018814
Your Price $33.00

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