The Streets: The Hardest Way To Make An Easy Living (679 Recordings)

It’s taken two years for Mike Skinner to make the transition from a genuinely original songwriter into a tired hack writing songs about record companies, conniving groupies and dreary hotel rooms.

15th April, 2006

It’s taken two years for Mike Skinner to make the transition from a genuinely original songwriter into a tired hack writing songs about record companies, conniving groupies and dreary hotel rooms. The first words rapped on this album are about coming back home from a tour and hitting the bottle. It doesn’t get any better after that.

Skinner’s past lyrics - amusing, perceptive slices of life - were always his biggest...

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