Sunday, October 15, 2017

ACBA: Banksy for the Capoeira Twins

BANKSY/Capoeira Twins
Blowpop Records
Bristol, UK: Blowpop Records, 1999
30.48 x 30.48 cm.
Edition of [approx.] 100

Banksy was reportedly friends with the owner of the the short-lived Bristol record label Blowpop Records and designed and executed this cover free of charge. The disk is a 12" single by the Capoeira Twins (Ian Stratford, Tim Hancock) and features the songs 4X3 and Truth Will Out.

A plain white cardboard sleeve features a spray-painted stencil depicting a matador shaking a cape at a muscle car with bull horns mounted to its roof. With fewer than 100 copies known to have been created, the disc is valued at around $4000 US.

4x3 can be heard on Youtube, here.

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