Façade RSD20 10" Vinyl
ARTIST: Edith Sitwell
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Edith Sitwell’s series of her most famous poems, re- released on the 100th anniversary of the original transcripts, includes the original ultra rare Jim Flora artwork. This beautiful package includes 26 page lyric booklet.
Idolised by Smiths frontman Morrissey, Sitwell was like the Warhol of her day, publishing a mountain of essays and poems, covering every aspect of the arts. The Scarborough-born, poet-eccentric, extraordinaire, who had once publicly declared that her immense wisdom had been born of a long, unrequited love affair with the Russian painter, Pavel Ychelitchew (unrequited on the account of his homosexuality). Morrissey heavily featured Edith as his tour mascot on his Kill Uncle tour and used her image as his stage backdrop and on his T-shirts.