John Foxx – London Overgrown (2015)

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The new material was seemingly inspired by the ruins John Foxx encountered in the early 80s, a time when large swathes of London were derelict and ‘gentrification’ had yet to become such a buzz word.

Imagining a city becoming truly overgrown, these fantasies underpin the new album. John Foxx seeks to propose “an actual city. A plan for London. A beautiful new overgrown city. Perhaps this may be initiated gradually, by obtaining permission to allow a street or two to become overgrown, them it may come to be seen as a Post Carbon City, a way of greening London…”

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