Adicts’ music has catchy melodies and lyrics. Punk music often features extra instruments and sound clips, such as carousel music in "How Sad", violin played by Derick Cook in "Joker in the Pack", and gongs and keyboard percussion by Anthony Boyd in "Chinese Takeaway". The Adicts punk musicians wear all white, with black boots and black bowler hats. The vocalist, Keith "Monkey" Warren, wore joker make-up, and his clothes were usually wild, patterned suits, flared trousers and colorful dress shirts. He also tended to wear a bowler hat and gloves. Addicts punk shows involving items such as streamers, playing cards, joker hats, confetti, toy instruments and glitter.