Johnny Marr revisits Electronic on new single ‘Armatopia’

British musician and songwriter Johnny Marr Performs live at EartH Hackney, in London on December 9, 2018. Johnny Marr (born John Martin Maher; 31 October 1963) is an English musician,...

The new single, ‘Armatopia’ harks back to his days in Electronic with a synth underpinning and fine melodies

Former Smiths guitarist and all-round British rock legend Johnny Marr has released a new single called ‘Armatopia’ and it’s an octavey, synth-led banger.

Marr calls it “eco-disco for 2019”, in part due to its thematic state of doom lyrics and it uses the classic trick of covering a worrying topic with upbeat musical signifiers. Take a listen below.

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