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'Pop in disguise'

by Luisa - November 09, 2023

Following their acclaimed 2022 debut album 'Fiesta', Bologna-based quintet Leatherette, named after the iconic punk record ‘Warm Leatherette’ by The Normal, have released an even more provocative and sophisticated record.

'Small Talk' sees the young band breaking free from post-punk constraints, embracing wild noise and twisted pop. This second album marks a new direction for the group, forging a unique voice driven by the same fiery energy as 'Fiesta.' It includes unabashed yet cleverly twisted pop songs and uncompromising noise, creating a thrilling and distinct sound that defies categorization. 'Small Talk' is a bold, focused, and addictive musical journey like no other.

'Pop in disguise'
Luca Gruppioni