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PSYCHIC TV - Allegory & Self

Format: LP
Label & Cat.Number: Sacred Bones Records SBR3020 / DAIS Records DAIS098
Release Year: 2017
Note: the first real "Pop" album (1988) for the band / project / cult of GENESIS P-ORRIDGE, who started 1982 as an industrial / ritual / art - community => feat "Godstar" (with THE ANGELS OF LIGHT - the soundtrack for the never realized film about BRIAN JONES), and the last songwriting collaborations with ALEX FERGUSSON; comes with 16 page booklet and download card, lim. white vinyl edition in stock !!
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €20.00


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Beginning in 1982, the conceptual audiovisual troupe labeled Psychic TV set out on a multimedia journey filled with subversion, liberation and rebellion. While the members previous works took root in the counterculture zeitgeist of late '70s UK punk and conceptual art, it was no longer a question of how to rebel against authority, but rather how to carefully subvert it through collective infiltration. Parallel to Psychic TV, its members formed the anti-cult faction Thee Temple of Psychick Youth, further propagating the Psychic TV message and vision.

While the ensuing years saw Psychic TVs major label infection and record breaking live album release binge, it wasnt until 1988 that the band started to ready itself for a chart-friendly pop endeavor in the form of Allegory & Self. This would be the bands most notable and successful endeavor but tragically, it would be the final songwriting collaboration between P-Orridge and Fergusson. Allegory & Self was a perfect storm of catchy pop melody along with subversive counter-culture reference and occult leanings, packaged in a perfect bundle of underground hits.

Release Date: 7/14/17

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