Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs: Scritti Politti – Oh Patti (Don’t Feel Sorry For Loverboy)

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292 – Scritti Politti – Oh Patti (Don’t Feel Sorry For Loverboy)
Written by Green Gartside and David Gamson
Produced by Green Gartside and David Gamson
Label – Virgin

By 1988, Green and his band had perfected the move from quirky post punk to smoothly produced synth pop. “Oh Patti” is a shining example of his deceptively light voice and sweet melodic touch. The Miles Davis solo just adds the dreamy topping to what is arguably their best single.

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