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Scritti Politti

  • Maxwell Wasn’t Sure He Wanted to Be a Star. ‘Urban Hang Suite’ Left Him No Choice

    Twenty-five years after his debut, the singer-songwriter-producer and key collaborators look back on an album that proved R&B tradition could still thrive in a hip-hop world

    • Music
  • Absolute (Reissue)

    Even by Eighties standards, Scritti Politti had one of the weirdest pop journeys ever. Green Gartside started out as a U.K. post-punk anarchist. But then he decided to make an even kinkier avant-garde statement by crashing the Top 40 with New Romantic synth-pop hits about feminist theory. Absolute is the definitive Scritti anthology, and the […]

    • Album Reviews