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Born lippy: how I helped Underworld write a socialist banger

Born lippy: how I helped Underworld write a socialist banger
Tuesday 21
13:11 2019

When Aditya Chakrabortty received an email from a PR for the techno group, he fired off a reply and forgot about it. Then it ended up as the chorus to their latest track Three weeks before last Christmas, a shaggy jumble of an email flopped into my inbox. “Odd request,” it began. “Feel free to ignore if it makes no sense/is a load of old cobblers.” It came from a publicist for Underworld. The electronic-music duo were “collating lists of things/people/places and then taking them into the studio to create music”, he wrote. Having seen The alternatives, my series of ...

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Summary: When Aditya Chakrabortty received an email from a PR for the techno group, he fired off a reply and forgot about it. Then it ended up as the chorus to their latest track Three weeks before last Christmas, a shaggy jumble of an email flopped into my inbox. “Odd request,” ...

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