Thatcher's 1980s Britain should be a warning sign to our current Conservative government
It’s been a grim old week, hey? Made worse by the fact that a tangerine bigot is about to become president of the United States of America.
Hotel Lux are helping us do some wallowing. Earlier this month the south London five-piece shared a new track ‘Envoi’, recorded in lead singer Lewis’ shed. They’ve now got a video, made by Josh Whettingsteel, to go with it.
The clip features various pieces of archive footage of civil unrest, riot police and London’s grey tower blocks. The images of the austere ’80s all feels oddly relevant.