Scritti Politti will be performing at Laugharne Weekend Literary Festival this Spring.The tenth-anniversary iteration of The Laugharne Weekend takes place on the weekend of April 7-9th (one week before Easter). Three weeks later, on 28th April, they will play a headline slot at the Donaufestival, an arts festival in Krems, Austria.
Scritti Politti originally formed in 1977 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England by Welsh Cardiff-born singer-songwriter Green Gartside. He is the only member of the band to have remained throughout the group’s history.
Their 1985 album Cupid & Psyche 85, spawned three UK Top 20 hits with “Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)”, “Absolute”, and “The Word Girl”, as well as a US Top 20 hit with “Perfect Way”. The band’s 1988 album Provision was a UK Top 10 success, producing the hit single, “Oh Patti”.