Well to be honest we don’t know much about Lewis Idle, there seems to be a paucity of information on-line other than a brief introduction on soundcloud. He’s described as ” a balladeer of uncertain origins who specializes in tales of love, heartbreak and death.” Today’s track of the day – ‘Hair And Perfume’ his first for Trashmouth Records is, we are informed, “a lo-fi pre Kennedy assassination Rock ‘n Roll number telling a tale of obsession, frustration, love and cosmetics…”
Its fucking tremendous, fusing an early Bowie/Ronson glam sensibility with the smeared glitter grime of the New York Dolls and the laconic cool of the Velvets.
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Great tune. Trashmouth really know their music :inlove: