Pete Shelley’s Homosapien popped on my i-tunes shuffle tonight reminding me of two things: (1) the days prior t i-tunes and my itinerant grad school career when I had records and (2) Homosapien is a goood album. Not as great as the first three PIL albums but second to none when it comes to punk’s post-punk bands. (I’ve course I’m biased because I love all the 70s Buzzcocks stuff) Still making my way through Reynolds Rip It Up and Start Again but I don’t remember him mentioning it. Nor have I noticed people rediscovering it. So if you haven’t, here’s some of my favorite tracks from it. Starting with my favorite:
Oh, and if you don’t have spiral scratch, the spiral scratch demos, singles going steady and a different kind of tension– sort it out.