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    How Scott Garcia’s ‘A London Thing’ became an era-defining UKG anthem

    Despite the legal issues, Garcia had a hit record that was doing damage in clubs and quietly establishing its early popularity as a cult hit. MTV approached Garcia as they wanted to make a video for the record, with the now famous visuals shot at Notting Hill Carnival. With the video on heavy rotation, Garcia’s manager’s phone was ringing off the hook with bookings, and Styles was touring doing PAs. “We’re doing the news,” he laughs. “I was flying everywhere, being driven around: gigs, gigs, gigs. It was just mental for about two years.”

    At the same time, UKG had blown up and become one of, if not the biggest sound on London’s dancefloors, while the track, and its message, started to take on a life of its own….

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