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THE SOUND OF POP ART live at BLOW UP - Saturday 7th August 2010

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Just confirmed for Saturday 7th August at Blow Up are The Sound Of Pop Art (acoustic set) and an opportunity to hear some genuine Beatnik Pop / Acoustic Soul of the finest order. Think, Odessey & Oracle The Zombies, Syd Barrett, Up The Junction Manfred Man, John Barry. TSOPA features Chris Free who previously wrote/played sonic guitar for one of the UK's first & finest beat punk groups The Users, and was asked to join Paul Weller's Respond label as songwriting duo A Craze, penning the 1983 UK summer soul hit for Tracie Young Give It Some Emotion:

"English to the hilt, Cambridge's T.S.O.P.A.  update Mod riffs and attitudes and pour sunny harmonies over them. Influenced by The Who, The Kinks and The Jam [and] infectiously enthusiastic, this is classic boho pop" **** Chris Roberts - Uncut