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No. 64: ‘Has It Come to This?’ – The Streets (2001)

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  • ‘Has It Come to This?’ – The Streets (2001)

    London’s city streets seen through a new lens

    He might be from Birmingham but Mike Skinner’s breakthrough tune smacks of London’s gritty streets long before he name checks his TFL journey taking in Mile End, Ealing, Brixton and Bounds Green. His lyrical snapshots of the capital’s urban jungle are sharply observed and delivered over the now classic mix of sparse beats and that distinctive, looped piano line.

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