[dropcap style=”font-size:100px; color:#992211;”]Y[/dropcap]es, Lee “Scratch” Perry is still very much alive.
Whilst his contemporaries fall to the inevitable attrition of the years, Perry endures with the resilience of an earworm Melodica topline.
‘I am the Upsetter…. You’ll never get away from me’
And people thought he was a bit odd for writing apocalyptic revelations on the walls of his studio. They even thought he was a bit odd when he crossed out all the vowels in case they were spying on him.
But he’s still here, so you can’t help wondering if perhaps he was right.
Lee Perry & The Upsetters. 1st November, the 100 Club.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. – Aristotle