This year’s welcome return of England’s post punk provocateurs The Pop Group saw their first album in over 30 years, the critically-acclaimed Citizen Zombie – and now, they have released a video of their track “S.O.P.H.I.A.”, taken from the aforementioned.

The video comes as a round-up from a year of extensive worldwide touring, which included the Glastonbury Festival, and more recently, a guerrilla gig at Banksy’s Dismaland and finishing the year with a three date tour in Japan.

Beloved bands such as The Minutemen have cited The Pop Group over the years as one of their greatest influences and upon listening to any of their catalog, you can see why.

So after a lengthy absence, here is…  THE POP GROUP:

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Rob Ross

Rob Ross has been, for good, bad or indifferent, involved in the music industry for over 30 years - first as guitarist/singer/songwriter with The Punch Line, then as freelance journalist, producer and manager to working for independent and major record labels. He resides in Staten Island, New York with his wife and cats; he works out a lot, reads voraciously, loves Big Star and his orange Gretsch. Doesn't that make him neat?

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