Television Personalities – The Painted Word
£12.00 – £20.00
Released in 1984, The Painted Word is TVP’s fourth studio album is “one of the most wanton and willful cases of self-immolation you’re ever likely to hear” (Melody Maker). Breaking up two year’s prior, TVP’s returned with this stunning dark comeback shares the same name as the Tom Wolfe novel.
With the formidable Daniel Treacy at its core, Television Personalities remain one of new wave’s longest serving and seminal artists with a career spanning over three decades. The indie pop visionaries influenced many people across the industry including Battles, Black Dice, Crystal Stilts, MGMT and Creation Records’ Alan McGee.
“a stark, unforgiving look at the despair of a man lost in his own world.” Alan McGee – Creation Records
“There’s still no album quite like it” Exclaim