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Scritti Politti


British new wave band, formed 1977 in Leeds.

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Leeds, Yorkshire, England

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Green Gartside
22-Jun-1955   Frontman for Scritti Politti


Songs to Remember (1982, Rough Trade)
Side 1
1 Asylums in Jerusalem
2 A Slow Soul
3 Jacques Derrida
4 Lions After Slumber
5 Faithless
Side 2
1 Sex
2 Rock a Boy Blue
3 Gettin' Havin' & Holdin'
4 The "Sweetest Girl"

Cupid & Psyche 85 (1985, Virgin / Warner)
1 The Word Girl
2 Small Talk
3 Absolute
4 A Little Knowledge
5 Don't Work That Hard
6 Perfect Way
7 Lover to Fall
8 Wood Beez
9 Hypnotize
10 Flesh & Blood
11 Absolute
12 Wood Beez
13 Hypnotize

Tracks 10-13 available on CD and cassette releases.

Provision (1988, Virgin / Warner)
1 Boom! There She Was
2 Overnite
3 First Boy in This Town (Lovesick)
4 All That We Are
5 Best Thing Ever
6 Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry for Loverboy)
7 Bam Salute
8 Sugar and Spice
9 Philosophy Now
10 Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry for Loverboy)
11 Boom! There She Was

Tracks 10-11 available on CD and cassette releases.

Anomie & Bonhomie (1999, Virgin)
1 Umm
2 Tinsel Town to the Boogiedown
3 First Goodbye
4 Die Alone
5 Mystic Handyman
6 Smith 'N' Slappy
7 Born to Be
8 The World You Understand (Is over+Over+Over)
9 Here Come July
10 Prince Among Men
11 Brushed with Oil, Dusted with Powder

White Bread Black Beer (29-May-2006, Rough Trade)
1 The Boom Boom Bap
2 No Fine Lines
3 Snow in the Sun
4 Cooking
5 Throw
6 Dr. Abernathy
7 After Six
8 Petrococadollar
9 E Eleventh Nuts
10 Window Wide Open
11 Road to No Regret
12 Locked
13 Mrs. Hughes
14 Robin Hood

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