leeds song tunnel

a typographic artwork celebrating the city's music

Brushed With Oil, Dusted With Powder

brushed with oil dusted with powder

Brushed With Oil, Dusted With Powder
Scritti Politti
Anomie & Bonhomie

A quick delve into the world of music journalism with tell you that Scritti Politti‘s Green Gartside is the man mostly likely to write The Perfect Pop Song, if he hasn’t already. It all began at Leeds University in 1977 with a mix post-punk, radical politics and a love of wordplay. By 1981 the band’s first candidate for the above accolade – The Sweetest Girl – had been recorded.

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