Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Pleasure - The British Empire's Homophobic Legacy
Pleasure are an anarcho punk band from Singapore who take their inspiration from the early UK punk scene. Their line up is Hafiz (guitar/vocals), Zafran (bass) and Andres (drums).
They recently released their demo 2018 ep, it features 5 songs about the harsh reality of oppression and power and you can grab it as a free download here : https://pleasurepunk.bandcamp.com/album/demo-2018
If you like dark, hard hitting post punk then you'll love Pleasure. The track you'll find below highlights the shameful criminalisation of same sex relationships and the views of the British crown that any form of intimacy not geared towards having and raising children was unacceptable. A highlight from yesterday's Just Some Punk Songs show (https://www.mixcloud.com/mick-fletcher/just-some-punk-songs-030418/), this is The British Empire's Homophobic Legacy....