This little gem of an album is a cross between 70s David Bowie, 80s Dury and modern day punk/alt poets such as Beans On Toast or even Frank Turner, with a bit of Sparks thrown in.
We’ve never heard of Lavene before: in an interview with musicmusingsandsuch.com he said: “I’m an Essex boy. I make punk ballads and gutter-pop; been compared to the 70s English mob that Stiff Records put out — Ian Dury, Wreckless Eric and Elvis Costello. High praise indeed.”
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