Return of the Upsetter

Return of the Upsetter

Before we go any further, let’s get one thing straight: Lee “Scratch” Perry isn’t mad. Got that? Good.

Eccentric? Sure. Erratic beyond belief? Absolutely. A hyperactive huckster, trickster and holy fool given to spouting some of the most deranged psychobabble bollocks known to man, all rolled up into one bewildering, manic, wiry whole? Damned straight. But mad? Forget about it.

Granted, in the past he’s been prone to wearing electric fires on his head, burned down his near-mythical Black Ark studio, was seen walking around Kingston, Jamaica, backward for two days, and has on more than one occasion claimed both divine provenance and to be a survivor of ancient Egypt.

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