Ain't That Far From Boothill - Boothill Foot-Tappers (The)

Ain't That Far From Boothill
Fire up the Tardis. Back we go in time to 1983, when the streets of London are the preserve of dapper New Romantics, posing at Blitz, reading The Face and spending ozone frightening amounts on hair lacquer. Well, to be fair, Camden’s Boothill Foot-Tappers got through a fair amount of hair lacquer too one of their three female singers was a professional hairdresser, after all but in every other way they were the antithesis of the 80s style over content ethos. Instead, the Booties played hundreds of gigs, often in support of left wing causes, but were always tremendous fun rather than preachy. The music was famously described as Cow-Punk , and, alongside the Pogues, Men They Couldn’t Hang and a handful of others, they rejuvenated the live scene. Songs drew on traditional roots elements (banjo, fiddle, squeezebox) but injected the DIY/Anti-Authoritarian mindset of punk, leading to riotous live gigs and this, their sole album, which has been packaged with attendant singles and bonus tracks.
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Code: CDMRED379
Weight: 200
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