Apocalypse | Going Up within the World: Apocalypse 1982-83
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Apocalypse, a five-piece group from South London, fashioned within the musical ferment of post-punk England in 1979. With their punchy, horn-driven sound and striving lyrics, the band slotted in with musical contemporaries such because the revered Jam, Redskins, and Dexy’s Midnight Runners. The native angle right here is band cofounder and present Kingston resident Tony Fletcher, on guitar and keyboards. Fletcher has since gone on to worldwide renown as a prolific music author and at present hosts a number of podcasts. The leadoff observe, “Teddy,” was produced by Paul Weller and initially launched as single on Fletcher’s Jamming! Information label in 1982. The tune incorporates a driving ska beat, soul-inspired vocals, and funky synthesizer punctuation. Followers of English energy pop will discover a lot to get pleasure from. And the spirit of this short-lived band lives on: Fletcher and guitar and vocalist Tony Web page have launched wonderful music this 12 months because the Pricey Boys.