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Messthetics - Scritti Politti - Early (CD)



  1. Sophisticated production combined with intelligent, often humorous, lyrics made Scritti Politti a rock favorite of the 80s. This album was a top ten seller and contains their mega-hit Oh Patti /5(41).
  2. I think this CD of all Scritti's early singles and EP's has more than just a "historic" value. Maybe the rest of the songs don't achieve the quality of the opening "Skank" (that said, it is very difficult to do so, though various of them come close) but they are a testimony of the approach many musicians of the late 70's took on in order to /5(18).
  3. Jan 14,  · Rough Trade have snuck out a lovely CD of the first three scratchy Scritti singles, plus Sweetest Girl. 1. skank bloc bologna 2. is and ought the western world 3. 28/8/78 4. scritlocks door 5. opec-immac 6. messthetics 7. hegemony 8. bibbly-o-tek 9. doubt beat confidence p.a.s. the "sweetest girl" lions after slumber Lovely! Tim.
  4. This new instalment in the reliably essential Messthetics series focuses on the DIY scene of South Wales circa , featuring Z-Block bands like Reptile Ranch, What To Wear, The Decadent Few and The Discount Chiefs (whose name might be suggestive of a Kaiser Chiefs tribute band, but there the comparison ends). As with all the Messthetics collections, there's an abundance of great lost.
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  6. Early is a compilation by Scritti Politti which collects singles and EPs recorded in the first years of the band's existence, during its early incarnation as a DIY post-punk act characterized by an experimental musical approach and Leftist political concerns. Following these recordings, leader Green Gartside would abandon the group's avant-garde leanings and attempt a more commercial.
  7. Buy Cupid & Psyche 85 (CD) by Scritti Politti (CD $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
  8. Early | Scritti Politti to stream in hi-fi, or to download in True CD Quality on plejsamodevilwoodsfirscashelproducktpud.coinfo Streaming plans Download store Magazine. Categories: All. controlled tangents and tempo shifts in "Is and Ought the Western World," and all the retractions and stammering in "Messthetics," all seemingly happenstance works of sloppy borderline genius.