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PERTH LEGEND PERCY BUTTON: Who’s the Man of Charms Unseen? [Songwriting Story] 

By MARC ALIANA

Back in 2016, I was touring in Australia as the lead guitarist with Burn The Floor. I’d had this punchy, repetitive guitar riff surfing the back of my mind for a while… So, one day off, I decided to get lost in the streets of Perth, in search of an interesting story that could inspire some lyrics to the lonesome guitar line.

As it turned out, inspiration awaited just a few blocks up from my hotel, perpetually hand-standing by the city’s Hay Street Mall. I approached the life-size,…

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