About Electric Avenue. Caribean-British singer Eddy Grant’s seminal response too the 1981 Brixton riot; riots that were themselves a response to the high level of unemployment among the Caribbean immigrant population of Britain at that time. Electric Avenue" Track Info. Written By Eddy Grant.
Lyrics to "Electric Avenue" song by Eddy Grant: Boy! Boy! Now in the street, there is violence And-and a lots of work to be done No place to hang . .Electric Avenue" lyrics provided for educational purposes and personal use only.
Eddy Grant – Electric Avenue. Artist: Eddy Grant, Song: Electric Avenue, Duration: 03:51, Type: mp3. №129562857. Eddy Grant Electric Avenue. Artist: Eddy Grant Duration: 03:51 File type: mp3.
Eddy Grant has released 15 studio albums, 13 compilation albums and 19 singles. His album Killer on the Rampage peaked at number 10 on the Billboard 200 chart in the US and was certified gold.
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Watch the video for Electric Avenue from Eddy Grant's Killer on the Rampage for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Electric Avenue is named after a road in Brixton, South London. This track, first released in 1983, marked the birth of electro-reggae, a scene which was both futuristic and grittily urban in its zen outlook. Electro-reggae is also quite dub. Famous proponents of Electro-reggae include Liam Neeson and Jeremy "Hands" Vine.
The Electric Avenue Tony (and Eddy Grant) refers to was the site of many civil rights marches. The line "now in the streets there is violence, and lots of work to be done" highlights this point Tony from London, United StatesElectric Avenue is a well-known street in Brixton, the area of South London with the highest concentration of West Indian immigrants and their descendants (especially Jamaicans). Dave Pirner of Soul AsylumSongwriter Interviews