They started life as The Iain Duncan Smiths – a tribute band who merged the tunes and lyrics of Morrissey and Johnny Marr with the policies of the Tory government.
But now, in what they describe as “a desperate play for continued relevance” the band has rebranded themselves as “soft-left option: The Owen Smiths.
In switching their focus from the former Work and Pensions Secretary to the former Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, The Owen Smiths hope to seal the widespread approval they need to lead the charts.
An album will be ready soon, but for now here’s the single “Heaven Knows I’m Radical Now”.
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